Dr. Funlola Olojede
Funlola Olojede, a trained linguist, veered into theology and was appointed as a postdoctoral research fellow after her doctoral studies in Old Testament at the Faculty of Theology, Stellenbosch University where she is also currently a research associate. The topic of her postdoctoral research was human dignity in biblical tradition. She continued as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Dept. of Biblical and Ancient Studies, University of South Africa, Pretoria from July 2013 to June 2015. Her research focus includes interdisciplinary engagement with biblical wisdom, ethics, and narratives. She was a winner of the 2013-2014 Karl Schlechter award for the Global Network of Research Centers for Theology, Religious and Christian Studies, Germany. Funlola also engages in extensive freelance editing of manuscripts, books and academic articles, among other interests. She is passionate about issues relating to human dignity and to women, and speaks at academic conferences as well as church and youth settings. She loves travel, reading and Scrabble.