Ayodeji Akinnimi

Doctoral Researcher, University of Duisburg-Essen

Main Focus

  • Migration
  • Labor markets and work
  • Temporary agency work, precarious work
  • Qualitative methods
  • Inclusion, boundaries, inequality
First Advisor: Karen Shire

Research project: Keeping a Job: Refugees in Employment


Curriculum Vitae

2019–present
Doctoral Researcher, International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE), Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, and University of Duisburg-Essen, Department of Sociology

2016–2018
MA, Sociology, Bielefeld University

2014–2016
Marketing Executive, Standard Alliance Life Assurance, Akure, Nigeria

2012–2014
Research Assistant, Conference of Nigerian Political Parties, Ondo State, Nigeria

2007–2012
BA (with honors), Political Science, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Nigeria


Awards and honors (selected)

2016

Prize of the Association to Support International Students (ViSiB), University of Bielefeld, for an outstanding personal commitment of international students to promote a cross-cultural understanding and actively contribute to closer communication between German and international students
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