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Alapo, Oluremi
 

Alapo, Oluremi

Curriculum Vitae

Adjunct Lecturer
History, Philosophy and Anthropology

Phone:
Office Location:
oalapo1@york.cuny.edu

Office Hours  
Check BB for day and time in AC - 3D04   

Education

Degree Institution Field Dates
PhD  Doctorate of Management. February 2011. School of Advanced Studies, University of Phoenix. Phoenix, Arizona. Specialization: Organizational Management and Leadership.     
MA  Masters in African Studies. August 2000. Department of Africana Studies. University at Albany (SUNY). Albany, New York. Specialization: Decolonization of African Education / African Politics     
BA  Bachelors in French. May 1998. The University at Albany, State University of New York - Albany, New York Major: French. Minors: Africana Studies and Political Science.     
  ACUE Certified - Association of College and University Educators - 2020     
Remi Alapo is an Adjunct Lecturer at York College. She lectures on Cultural Diversity, World History, Africa and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, and Black Women in the Atlantic World. She received her Ph.D. in Organizational Management and Leadership from the Univ. of Phoenix, Arizona in February 2011. In August 2000, she received her MA in African Studies from SUNY Albany. She has taught Business Ethics and Social Responsibility at Quisqueya Christian School [QCS]; supported start-up business leaders in Port–au-Prince and Jeremie, Haiti from 2007-2009. Her research interests are Africa and the African Diaspora Migrant Experiences, Post-Colonial Studies, Gender, and Cross-cultural management issues in Africa. Dr. Remi is the Director of the Institute for Peace and Leadership, Inc. An org in Brooklyn with a focus on SDG 4 on education; 5 on gender equality; 16 on peacebuilding; justice, and strong institutions; and 17 on partnerships building. She is a Civil Society Rep. at the UN.

Areas of Expertise

World Cultures and Global Issues
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Organizational Management and Leadership

Books in Field Of Expertise

Remi Alapo. Diversity and Multicultural Education in the 21st Century. An OER / COIL / ZTC course Text. New York: Pressbook, June 25, 2022. .

Remi Alapo. Gen X: The Role of Culture on the Leadership Styles of Women in Leadership Positions. New York: ASTA, Oct. 2016. .

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Remi Alapo. "Google Scholar." . : .

Remi Alapo. "OER." . : .

Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise

Teaching and Learning in an Ever-Changing World (SoTL) NYSPSA 2022.. "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNPFKQ2biio&t=563s." . : .

The Scholarship of Teaching Learning (SoTL): NYSPSA 2021.. "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6roboN7EFw&t=3s." . : .

Non Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise

Traditional Storytelling Methods in Promoting Social Change.. "https://youtu.be/7sBsy1cwpa4." . : .

CSW 66 joint panel on Enhancing Women’s Leadership & Participating Skills.. "https://youtu.be/jll9PbB_Lnw." . : .

African World Interfaith Harmony Virtual Conference.. "https://youtu.be/DU5XBNdcpqM." . : .

The Role of Culture on Women's Leadership.. "https://youtu.be/Y5JovwqTPEc." . : .

From The Pandemic to Spirituality, Wellness and Self Love.. "https://youtu.be/7UpYhMhfjfg." . : .

African History from 1500 - present hosted by Oyotunji African Kingdom,. "https://youtu.be/irI3a8MsvRk." . : .

Achievements of Pre-Colonial Africa. "https://youtu.be/3Ec1MlAhYAE." . : .

Time Management, Planning and Organizing for the Final Exams.. "https://youtu.be/9dj9POsP3VA." . : .

A lecture by Dr. Chenzira Kahina from Per Ankh M Smai Tawi on the Nile River Valley / AST Speaks.. "https://youtu.be/IFA4CAHKgaw." . : .

Entrepreneurship and Innovation.. "https://youtu.be/BeHNSD_km8Q." . : .

African World. - Interfaith Harmony Virtual Conference Part I.. "https://youtu.be/gLWhLd-8nHw." . : .

Interfaith Dialogue Women's History Month.. "https://youtu.be/Gi4hQJKLDT4." . : .

Black History Month Interfaith Celebration.. "https://youtu.be/KEGf2PnH190." . : .

H.R.M King Adefunmi II of Oyotunji Kingdom [unedited].. "https://youtu.be/8dmmMQFRk3o." . : .

Pre Colonial Women in Africa: power, rights and privileges w/ Prof. Victoria Alapo. "https://youtu.be/3GFQzGes_jI." . : .

Pre Colonial Africa guest lecture by Prof. Victoria Alapo. "https://youtu.be/mW46u71BqVE." . : .

Black Women in Africa, and in the Americas hosted by Oyotunji African Kingdom. "https://youtu.be/5Y3DgzXEYVM." . : .

Society and Cross-Cultural Interaction: Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication Across Cultures. "https://youtu.be/oHueri1UsPA." . : .

Revised Lectures on the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade w/ Dr. Wale Ajibade. "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBFCA-JGxJY." . : .

Education and “Re Writing History / Reparations” w/ Dr. Akil Khalfani. "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPbB6RIRwkw." . : .

15th Annual Interreligious Prayer Service for Peace and Justice Celebrating World Interfaith Harmony. "https://www.bronxnet.org/watch/videos/6711/?topicId=11." . : .

Dr Remi Alapo shares her thoughts on Sadaqah Foundation. "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCh65q4yL9Y." . : .

UNA USA Members Day 2017. "https://vimeo.com/210799879." . : .

CUNY Board Hearing for the People Testimony. "https://psc-cuny.org/issues/cuny-board-hearing-people-testimony." . : .

Book discussion I on The Role of Culture on Women's Leadership. "https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2279917025643337." . : .

Book Discussion 1 (video 2) on The Role of Culture on Women's Leadership. "https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2422764397968105." . : .

Reviews in Field Of Expertise

"Journal of Management Studies: Editorial board. October 2017 – present." : .

"Open Journal of Political Science. Editorial board. September 2017 – present." : .

"Open Journal of Leadership. Editorial board. September 2017 – present." : .

"Open Journal of Social Sciences, Editorial board. September 2017 – present." : .

"Philosophy Studies Journal. Editorial board. July 2017 – present." : .

 

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Diversity and Multi-Culturalism In The 21st Century. Virtual Poster Presented at the Association of American Geographers [AAG] Conference in New York City on February 27, 2022. Theme: The Changing North American Continent Sponsor Group(s): Cultural Geography Specialty Group, Landscape Specialty Group, Study of the American South Specialty Group " : .

" New York State Political Science Association (NYSPSA). “Society and Cross-Cultural Interaction: Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication Across Cultures”. Presented at the New York State Political Science Association Conference [NYSPSA] Session on SoTL-1 Teaching & Learning in an Ever-changing World. Virtual Conference on April 22 - 23, 2022 " : .

" BMCC Social Justice week 2022: organized and moderated a panel discussion on: “Traditional storytelling methods as a tool for promoting social change " : .

" BMCC Women’s HerStory Month 2022: Committee Member. Organized 2 CCT events: a book discussion on “The Role of Culture on Women’s Leadership”; and moderated a panel discussion on “From the Pandemic to Spirituality, Wellness, and Self Love " : .

" Group presentation report on “US Experience on Mass Incarceration”. Consultation on Race, Criminal Justice and Human Rights and Child Migrants for the 2019 periodic review Consultation’s report to the UN Human Rights Council. July 8, 2019. UNA USA Southern New York, Held at the Ford Foundation, New York " : .

" Sankofa Past, present, and future: Immigration Patterns and Contributions of Immigrants to The U.S Economy”. Paper presented at the New York African Studies Association conference (NYASA). York College (CUNY), New York. April 12 – 13, 2019 " : .

" National Culture and Influences on Leadership Practices (Power Distance Index - PDI)”. Paper presented at the New York State Political Science Association (NYSPSA). Wagner College, New York. April 12 – 13, 2019. Chair and Discussant, of the CP7 - Comparative Politics session on Development, Migration, and Citizenship " : .

" National Culture and Influences on Leadership Practices”. Paper presented at New York African Studies Association Conference (NYASA), Seaton Hall. April 14, 2018, at University, New Jersey " : .

" Architecture of Leadership: Behavioral Integrity and the Role of Strategy, Innovation, and Vision on Both Leaders and Followers”. Paper presented at the New York Political Science Association Conference, Wagner College, Staten Island. April 13, 2018 " : .

" Preparing Geographers for Business and Private Sector” session during the Association of American Geographer Geographers conference in Boston, MA. April 5, 5-9, 2017 " : .

" Careers and Professional Development” session of the Association of American Geographers conference in Boston, MA. April 5-9, 2017 " : .

" Religious Education and the Need for Interreligious Dialogue as a Tool in Resolving Conflict. Presented at the American Academy of Religion Mid-Atlantic Regional (AAR-MAR) Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Brunswick, New Jersey. March 11, 2016 " : .

" Generation X: The Role of Culture on the Leadership Styles of Women in Leadership Positions”. Paper presented at the Gender of Governance in African Contexts session during the 59th African Studies Association Conference in Washington D.C. December 3-5, 2016 " : .

" The Role of the Religious Leader as a Bridge Builder of Conflict". Paper presented at the International Association for Conflict management (IACM) conference in Clearwater, Florida. June 28 – July 3, 2015 " : .

" Gender and Ethnicity in Nigeria: Post-Colonial Societal Constructs on Culture and Class”. Paper presented at the 40th annual conference of the New York African Studies Association (NYASA) at Union College Schenectady and Albany Law School and Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany, New York. April 3-4, 2015 " : .

" Gender Relations of Space: Impact on women’s leadership in Nigeria.” Revised paper to be presented at the Cultural Studies Association conference. University of Utah, Salt Lake City. May 29 - 31, 2014 " : .

" Innovative Leadership Principles in Managing Organizational Systems.” Paper presented at the New York State Political Science Association (NYPSA) conference at St. John's University, New York City, New York. April 25-26, 2014 " : .

" Understanding Leadership Styles in a Multicultural Society." Paper presented at graduate student session of the American Academy for Religion (AAR) conference in Baltimore, Maryland. November 23-26, 2013 " : .

" Women’s Leadership in Nigeria: Inter-Generational Relations in Leadership." Paper presented at the African Studies Association (ASA) conference in Baltimore, MD. November 21-23, 2013 " : .

" The Role of Culture on the Leadership Styles of Generation X Women in Nigeria." Presented at the Geography Department. University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka. Yaba, Lagos State, Nigeria. June 20, 2013 " : .

" Culture and Leadership in the 21st Century.” Paper presented at the New York State Political Science Association (NYSPSA) Conference at the Maxwell School, Syracuse University. Syracuse, New York. April 19, 2013 " : .

" Women, Leadership and Transformation in Africa.” Paper presented at the 38th New York African Studies Association (NYASA) Conference in celebrating Dr. Ali Mazuri’s work on Pax Africana. Institute for Global Cultural Studies. Binghamton University, (SUNY). Binghamton, New York. April 5, 2013 " : .

" Public-Private Partnerships: Stakeholder Interest in Compliance and Performance of Organizations.” Paper presented at the Swiss Political Science Association (SVPW-ASSP) - Annual Congress, University of Zurich. Zurich, Switzerland. January 31, 2013 " : .

" Gender Relations of Space and Culture: Impact on Women's Leadership in Nigeria." Paper presented at the Gender, Planning & Governance Symposium on Masculine/Feminine Geographical Dialogue and Beyond. Urban Planning Institute of Grenoble (PACTE), City of territories and Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France. December 10, 2012 " : .

" Gender and Ethnicity in Nigeria: Post-Colonial Societal Constructs on Culture and Class." Paper presented at the Ethnic Geography Specialty Group for the Race, Ethnicity, and Place VI conference. The University of San Juan. San Juan, Puerto Rico October 24, 2012 " : .

" The Role of Culture on the Leadership Styles of Generation X Women in Nigeria: A Phenomenological Study." Unedited Unpublished Dissertation Manuscript - Defended on February 25, 2011, at the University of Phoenix, Arizona. The abridged version was presented at the Annual Association of American Geographers Conference at Sheraton Hotel, New York City. February 25, 2012 " : .

" MEDIA MENTIONS " : .

" Professor promotes #SocialActivism in the classroom at York " https://sslvpn.york.cuny.edu/https/www.york.cuny.edu/news/professor-promotes-socialactivism-in-the-classroom-at-york-college-cuny: .

" A 12 year Journey with Women’s Federation for World Peace New York Metro " https://www.wfwp.us/news-articles/2022/5/24/a-12-year-journey-with-womens-federation-for-world-peace-new-york-city: .

Grants-In-Aid

African American Policy Forum [AAPF]. CRT (Critical Race Theory) Summer School - 2022., . : .

York College, Adopt or Adapt an OER syllabus project, Summer 2022 - tba, . : .

CUNY Research Foundation. BMCC Faculty Anti Racist Pedagogy Seminar. Summer 2022 - $400, . : .

BMCC Loving and Learning Faculty Seminar, Summer 2022 - $1000, . : .

CUNY Service Learning Fellowship / Training. Spring / Summer 2019: $1000.Develop a Service Learning Project over the summer with Community Board 1 Manhattan on Civic Engagement with the Waterfront, Parks and Cultural Committee for Intro to Politics (POL 110) Fall 2019 course., . : .

CUNY Summer 2019 (OER / ZTC) Open Resources Pedagogy /Zero Text Book initiative grant: $3,000 Funding provided to edit and development an open resource (OER) textbook and a website for open pedagogy tailored to BMCC (Borough of Manhattan Community College) Social Department course needs. “OpenStax American Government OER / ZTC Text for POL 110 (Intro to Politics) course at BMCC”., . : .

CUNY Summer 2018 (OER / ZTC) Open Resources Pedagogy / Zero Text Book initiative grant: $2,000 Funding provided to edit and development an open resource (OER) textbook tailored to BMCC (Borough of Manhattan Community College) Social Department course needs. “OpenStax American Government OER Text for POL 100 (American Government) course at BMCC”., . : .

CUNY Research Foundation. Summer workshop at BMCC. Summer 2019., . : .

Offices Held In Professional Societies

Institute for Peace and Leadership, Inc. Executive Director, 2010 – present.: .

Diaspora Innovation Institute (DII). Board Advisor, 2020 - present.: .

International Human Rights Commission [IHRC]. Director, 2020 - present.: .

Oyotunji African Kingdom, Sheldon, South Carolina. Director, 2020 - present.: .

African Views Organization: Board Trustee, 2018 – present.: .

World Yoga Community, Inc: Interfaith Council Board Advisory member, 2015 – present.: .

New York African Studies Association (NYASA). Board Director, 2018 – present.: .

Women's Consortium of Nigeria [WOCON] / UN Rep, 2012 - present.: .

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

PSC Virtual demonstrations - across NYC 2020 - present: .

PSC New Deal For CUNY Budget visit to Albany - March 2022: .

PSC Higher Education Day in Albany – February 3 - 4, 2020.: .

Statement on “FREE CUNY” sent on behalf of CUNY Students to PSC during the Fall 2019 CUNY Board of Trustees Meeting at Lehman College, Bronx, New York.: .

PSC Legislative visit to Albany, New York – Spring 2018.: .

PSC Labor Day March – Fall 2018, 2019.: .

PSC CUNY Board of Trustees hearing at Baruch College: testified on behalf of adjunct PSC chapter on“ Comparable living Wage / 7k per course salary raise” – Fall 2018.: .

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AWARDS: .

Distinguished Community Leader Award by Assemblyman [90th NYS Assembly 90th District] Hon. Nader Sadegh – July 12, 2022.: .

Numerous other awards, mentions, appreciations and recognitions from various civil society organizations, higher education institutions, business and faith-based groups: .