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 Researchers at the MPI for the Study of Societies

Ayodeji Stephen Akinnimi

Ayodeji Stephen Akinnimi
Doctoral Researcher, IMPRS-SPCE, University of Duisburg-Essen
Phone: +49 221 2767-246
Fax: +49 221 2767-555


Research Interests

Migration; labor markets and work; temporary agency work; precarious work; qualitative methods; inclusion; boundaries; inequality  
First Advisor: Karen Shire

Research Projects



Oct. 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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