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Charles Adeyanju

Assistant Professor
(902) 566-0482
Sociology and Anthropology
Main Building, 523
BA (York);
MA (Guelph);
PhD (McMaster)

Dr. Adeyanju joined UPEI in July 2009 from Brandon University. He possesses a wealth of teaching experience. His recent book manuscript, MEDIA COVERAGE OF EBOLA: Articulation of Immigration and Health Risks, has been accepted for publication by Fernwood Publishing.

His scholarly articles include: Oriola, Temitope and Adeyanju (2009) “Haunted: the symbolism of the noose”, African Identities, Vol. 7 (1). Adeyanju, Charles and Nicole Neverson (2007) “ ‘There Will Be A Next Time”: Media Discourse about an “Apocalyptic” Vision of Immigration, Racial Diversity, and Health Risks”, Canadian Ethnic Studies, Vol. 39 (1 & 2). Adeyanju, Charles (2007).  “Discourse of Health Risks and Anti-Racial Diversity in the Media Coverage of the Non-Ebola Panic”, in Falola Toyin and Niyi Afolabi (eds.), The Human Cost of African Migrations, New York: Routledge. Adeyanju, Charles Temitope (2006) “Yoruba-Nigerians in Toronto: Transnational Practices and Experiences”, in Ann Genova and Toyin Falola (eds.), Yoruba Identity and Power Politics, Rochester: University of Rochester Press. Adeyanju, Charles Temitope (2003).  “Hegemony and Transnational Practices of Yoruba-Nigerians in Toronto”, Journal of African Migration (

  • Media representations of race and ethnicity
  • social inequality
  • work and society
  • Canadian society
  • minority/ethnic groups and multiculturalism
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