Omowonuola Okunnu

Omowonuola Okunnu

  • ookunnu at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • PGR
  • Humanities and Law
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Wonu Wasila Okunnu is a high-performing political Doctoral Candidate and Lecturer with a passion for teaching and conducting complex research subjects. Proven track record of delivering engaging and informative lectures, facilitating dynamic discussions, and mentoring students. Expertise in political theory, comparative politics, and international relations. Authored multiple engaging and intellectual papers with a keen interest in demographic governance and political ideologies. A strong commitment to fostering critical thinking, promoting diversity and inclusion, and preparing students for successful careers in politics and related fields. Dedicated educator with outstanding communication skills and a collaborative approach to teaching and learning.

Okunnu is the Chairperson of The W²O Foundation, a non-profit organisation to improve the lives of Nigerians, serving as a bridge between the government and her citizens. Okunnu" 's career path and work experience from inception have been a mix of private and public sectors...


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person's work contributes towards the following SDGs:

Gender equality

"Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls"

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Reduced inequalities

"Reduce inequality within and among countries"

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Peace, justice and strong institutions

"Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels"

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Partnership for the Goals

"Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development"

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Journal Articles

  • Okunnu, O., 2023. The Historical Role of Women and Political Participation In Kukawa As A Panacea For Managing The Impact Of Boko Haram Insurgencies., volume 4. No1. 2024.


  • Okunnu, O., 2022. The implication ofReligious Affliction and Political Literacy on Electoral Outcomes in Nigeria; Is there a significant difference between Southern and Northern Women Voters. In: 14th ANNUAL BU CONFERENCE 30 November 2022 Bournmouth University.
  • Okunnu, O., 2021. The Comparative study of the interconnectedness of Religion and Politics in Northern and Southern Nigeria. In: BU ANNUAL CONFERENCE 1 December 2021 Online.

Profile of Teaching PG

  • British Politics in a Globalized World
  • Social Theory and Political Communication

Profile of Teaching UG

  • History of Political Thought
  • Critical Debate in Contemporary Politics
  • Researching Politics

Invited Lectures

  • How different are the political behaviour in Ngr, Bournemouth University, 24 Oct 2022 more
  • Issues and Debates In Political Psychology, Bournemouth University, 12 Mar 2022 more
  • Religion, Gender, Political Mix as a Panacea, Pakistan, 29 Apr 2021 more

Conference Presentations

  • 14th Annual Conference, The implications of Religious Affiliations and Political Literacy on Electoral Outcomes in Nigeria: Is there a significant difference between Southern and Northern Women Voters?, 30 Nov 2022, Talbot Campus
  • 13th Annual BU conference, A Comparative Study of the Interconnectedness of Religion and Politics in Northern and Southern Nigeria: The Role of Literacy Level, 01 Dec 2021, online
  • International Model United Nations, Conference 57 International Women In Politics, 15 May 2021, Online