Ifedapo Adeleye is Professor of the Practice and Faculty Director of the Master’s in Human Resources Management Program at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
A passionate management educator, he has over a decade of experience teaching HR, global management and strategy execution on undergraduate, master's, doctoral and executive programs. Prior to joining Georgetown SCS, he held academic positions at University of Tennessee Knoxville, where he won the Outstanding Faculty Award, and Lagos Business School, where he led corporate education to a three-year ascension in the global FT ranking.
Dapo maintains close links with industry through research, consulting and executive education, and has worked with leading organizations across several sectors, including: Coca-Cola, Chevron, Lafarge, GE, Ericsson, Etisalat, Airtel, MTN, GTBank, Heineken, Novartis, CTIA and the MD|DC Credit Union Association. He is a respected management scholar and has published over 50 journal articles, books, chapters, and guest-edited special issues of Journal of Business Ethics, Academy of International Business Insights, Thunderbird International Business Review, and Africa Journal of Management. His research and consulting expertise areas are Global HR, Diversity & Inclusion, and Compensation.
Prof. Adeleye received his PhD in Management from University of Manchester, UK, and holds Master’s degrees in Economics and HR from Cardiff University, UK, and a BSc in Economics from University of Lagos, Nigeria. He is an IFEBP certified Compensation Management Specialist (CMS), an HRCI certified Global Professional in HR (GPHR), a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), and holds the SHRM Inclusive Workplace Culture Specialty Credential and the SHRM Total Rewards Specialty Credential. An avid world traveler, he has lived on three continents, and visited about 50 countries.