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educator , historian

Carolyn Keyes Adenaike, American historian, educator. Recipient Summer stipend National Endowment of the Humanities, 1999; Institute for International Education/Fulbright fellow, Nigeria, 1989-1990, Scholars-in-Residence fellow Schomburg Center for School in Black Culture, New York City, since 1999; CIES Fulbright Scholars grantee African Regional Research Program, Nigeria, 1995.


Adenaike, Carolyn Keyes was born on August 26, 1962 in Suffern, New York, United States. Daughter of John Oliver and Leona Rose Keyes.


Bachelor, Mount Holyoke College, 1985. License, University Paris X, 1986. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1988.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1993.


Assistant professor Hunter College, New York City, 1994, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1996, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1996-1997, University Memphis, 1997-1999. Associate member Institute African Studies, University Ibadan, Nigeria, 1989-1992. Research scholar University Lagos, Nigeria, 1995.


  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: (with J. Vansina) In Pursuit of History: Historical Fieldwork in Africa, 1996. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member American Association of University Professors, American History Association, African Studies Association.


Married David Olurotimi Adenaike, April 16, 1992. 1 child, Michael Jayeola.

John Oliver

Leona Rose Keyes

David Olurotimi Adenaike

Michael Jayeola Adenaike