Chair of the Digital Humanities, University of Lagos

Open Access for Digital Humanities in Nigeria

Tunde Ope-Davies, PhD is Professor of English, Digital Cultures and Discourse Studies at the University of Lagos, Nigeria. He is the founding director and principal investigator at the Centre for Digital Humanities, University of Lagos (CEDHUL). He is a Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation & DAAD scholar, Germany.

He has been visiting researcher/ professor at Westminster University London, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany and the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. Professor Ope-Davies is also the Founding President of the Digital Humanities Association of Nigeria (DHAN), an Executive Board member of Global Outlook for Digital Humanities (GO::DH).

He is the convener of the Lagos Summer School in Digital Humanities (LSSDH). His research interests are in Digital Cultures, Digital Scholarship, New Media & Society, Discourse Studies, and Sociolinguistics.