Professor T.Y. Okosun smiles into the camera.
Professor Emeritus
Justice Studies
African and African American Studies
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5453
Governance and political power Local and global destitution Intersections: Africans and African Americans Conflict scenarios and transformation Colonial / Post-colonial legacies Dictatorships, democracy, and vapid insatiality
Courses Taught
JUST 101 Introduction to Social Justice
JUST 202 WIP: Justice and Inequality
JUST 241 Research Methods in Justice Studies
JUST 301Theories of Justice and Social Change
JUST 312 Theories of Criminal Behavior
JUST 315O Haitian Revolution
JUST 343 Conflict Transformation
JUST 345 Practicum in Justice Studies
JUST 350 Field Work Seminar
JUST 362 Justice Issues in Africa
Research Interests
Social justice, social inequalities, global justice and peace, political governance, race and racialism, conflict transformation, transformative justice, and justice as compassion

• Ph.D., Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
• L.Th., Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
• M.M.R.Sc., Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Leuven, Belgium
• M.A., Religious Studies, Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Leuven, Belgium
• B.Th., Pontifical Urban University, Rome, Italy

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