Olawole joined the Department of Geography, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Nigeria in June 2005 as graduate assistant and became Lecturer 1 in March 2013 after the completion of his PhD Programme. Prior to OAU appointment, he worked as  education officer at Lagos State Model College Kankon, Badagry and Ikotun High School, Ikotun, Lagos, Nigeria.

Olawole’s key research interests include: travel behaviour, rural accessibility, mobility characteristics and constraints of the elderly, transport planning and methods, and the interrelationships between telecommunication and travel behavior.

He is a member of several professional organizations-  the Nigeria Geographical Association (NGA) and African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE).

Academic Qualifications         

1992     B.Sc. (Geography), Obafemi Awolowo University , Ile-Ife, Nigeria

1997     MPA. Lagos State University (LASU) Ojo, Lagos State, Nigeria  

2002    M.Sc. Geographic Information Systems (GIS), University of Ibadan,Nigeria     

2008    M.Sc. (Geography), Obafemi Awolowo University , Ile-Ife, Nigeria

2013     Ph.D.  (Geography), Obafemi Awolowo University , Ile-Ife, Nigeria

Career  Details

1994 – 2001      Education Officer,  Model College Kankon, Badagry, Lagos State, Nigeria

2001 – 2005      Education Officer, Ikotun High School, Ikotun, Lagos State, Nigeria

2005  – Date     Lecturer in Geography, Obafemi Awolowo University , Ile-Ife, Nigeria