Dr. Ade Akinrinola is an education researcher, education consultant, and author. He has been invited to present his research and work at various conferences, including Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), American Educational Research Association (AERA), and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Graduate Student Conference. He has won numerous competitive grants to participate and present in Canada, Mexico City, Atlanta, San Diego, Illinois, San Francisco, among others. Dr. Ade has authored many academic publications, including book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles. You can learn more about Dr. Ade’s work on his Google Scholar profile.


For his work within American higher education, Dr. Ade has been recognized and received numerous awards, including University of Illinois List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Students (5 semesters: 2018-2021), University of Illinois Student Alumni Ambassadors Unsung Hero recognition (2020), Hardie Travel Awards (2018 & 2019), and Student Employee Scholar Award (2016).