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Fidelis Odun Balogun

literature lecturer , writer

Fidelis Odun Balogun, Nigerian literature lecturer, writer. Member Modern Language Association of Nigeria (treasurer 1981-1983), Literary Society Nigeria (treasurer 1984-1985), Association Nigerian.

Background

Balogun, Fidelis Odun was born on April 21, 1946 in Oka, Ondo, Nigeria. Son of Olotu and Jogbodo (Tolorun) Balogun.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy., University Illinois, 1977.

Career

Lecturer II University Benin, Nigeria, 1977-1979, lecturer I, 1979-1981, senior lecturer, 1981-1984, associate professor, since 1984. Assistant editor Okike Educational Supplement University Nigeria, since 1981. Executive editor Okike No 26, University Nigeria, 1983.

Editor Nigerian Journal Humanities, since 1984. University Illinois fellow 1975-1976. Federal Government Nigeria/Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, scholar 1967-1973.

Works

  • Authors (publicity secretary 1984-1985), African Literature Association United States of America, Association Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies, Dobro Slovo, Phi Kappa Phi. Avocations: lawn tennis.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association of Nigeria (treasurer 1981-1983), Literary Society Nigeria (treasurer 1984-1985), Association Nigerian.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Lawn tennis; jogging.

Connections

Married Ebun C. Yesufu, December 24, 1978. Children– Temitope, Morenike, Odun Junior Master of Arts, Leningrad State University, 1973.

father:
Olotu Balogun

mother:
Jogbodo (Tolorun) Balogun

spouse:
Ebun C. Yesufu

children:
Temitope Balogun

Morenike Balogun

Odun Junior Master of Arts Balogun

Leningrad State University Balogun

1973 Balogun