UK Varsity Appoints Nigerian As Law Professor

UK Varsity Appoints Nigerian As Law Professor
  • PublishedJuly 17, 2023

Congratulatory messages have continued to pour as the University of Bristol, United Kingdom appointed a female Nigerian, Foluke Adebisi as a Professor of Law.

It was gathered that Adebisi, holds a Master of Laws degree from the same institution joined the institution in 2013.


According to a post by the Society of Black Academics which was on LinkedIn, Adebisi’s appointment makes her the 61st black female Professor in the UK.

The statement by the SBA reads, “We congratulate Dr Foluke Adebisi on her appointment as Professor of Law at the University of Bristol School of Law, University of Bristol. This Professorial appointment makes Dr Adebisi the 61st Black Female Professor in the UK.

“Professor Adebisi’s scholarship focuses on Decolonial Thought in Legal Education and its intersection with a history of changing ideas of the ‘‘human’’. She holds an LL.M with Distinction from Lancaster University in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. She also completed her Ph.D. in the same institution.

“Before joining the University of Bristol Law School in September 2013, she had a background in Legal Practice and NGO work. She is the founder and director of Forever Africa Conference and Events – FACE. Professor Foluke has published widely about Law, Africa, Pedagogy, and life in general.

“We wish her continued success in her career. Congratulations Professor Adebisi!.”

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