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Sub-Dean Postgraduate

NAME: P.O. Olapegba

Nationality: Nigerian

Marital Status: Married

Sex: Male


Current Positions: Reader



University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria


B.Sc.; M.Sc.; Ph.D.


  1. Fellow, Center for Peace and Conflict Studies
  2. Grantee, University of Ibadan Senate Research Grant (2010)
  3. Grantee, ICP/Change Fellowship Research Grant (2011)
  4. Post-Doctoral Fellowship, North-West University, Mafikeng Campus, South Africa (2012)


  1. Olokesusi, F.; Olapegba, P.O.; Taiwo, O. (2002) Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI’s)-Lagos State. In D. Olu Ajakaiye, P.K. Makinwa-Adebusoye & O. F. Odumosu (eds.) Costing of HIV/AIDS Prevention Initiatives In Nigeria. Pp.52-65. Ibadan, NISER.
  2. Babalola, S.S. and Olapegba, P.O. (2005) Social Psychology: Basic Principles and Approaches. In B. Udegbe, S. Balogun, H. Osinowo, and G. Sunmola (eds). PsychologyPerspectives in Human Behaviour. Pp. 198-223. Ibadan: Department of Psychology, University of Ibadan.
  3. Balogun, S.K. and Olapegba, P.O. (2008) Behavioural Aspects of Housing. In T. Agbola, L. Egunjobi and C.O. Olatubara (Eds.), Housing Development and Management: A Book of Reading. Pp. 204-235. Ibadan: Department of Urban and Regional Planning.
  4. Olapegba, P. O. and Oyewunmi, A. (2012). Deployment, Effectiveness and Barriers to the Usage of Assistive Devices among Hearing Impaired Children. eLearning Africa, 7th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training held at Le Palais Des Congress De Cotonou, Cotonou, Republic of Benin, May 23 – 25, 2012. 
  5. Balogun, S.K. and Olapegba, O.P. (1999) Perceived Sexual Harassment as a Function of Locus of Control and Other personal Characteristics. Nigerian Journal of Psychology, Vol. 16. No. 2, 55-62.
  6. Olapegba, P.O. (2000) Task Performance: Effects of Motivation and Sex. African Journal for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Vol. 5. Nos. 1 & 2, 37-45.
  7. Olapegba, P.O. and Olumuyiwa, O. (2000) Attitude Toward Rape as a Function of Personality Types, Educational Status and Religion.Issues in Health Psychology. Vol. 7. 213-219.
  8. Olapegba, P.O. and Balogun, S.K. (2000) For Better For What? Some Psychosocial Factors in Marital Violence. African Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology and Sport Facilitation. Vo1. 3. 52-55.
  9. Taiwo, K.O., Aigbodon, I.A., and Olapegba, P.O. (2000) Influence of Customer Expectations and Service Encounter on Perception of Service Quality in Fast Food Retailing. Nigerian Journal of Applied Psychology. Vo1. 6. No.1, 54-60.
  10. Olapegba, P.O. (2001) Perceived Self-Competence as Consequence of Gender, Socio-Economic Status and Birth – Order. Nigerian Journal of Psychology. Vo1. 18. No1, 11-17.
  11. Olapegba, P.O. and Emelogu, V.E. (2004) Live and Let’s live: Psychosocial Issues in Parent-Adolescent Conflict. Ife Psychologia, Vo1. 12. No. 1, 33-39.
  12. Olapegba, P.O. (2004). Perceived Sexual Harassment as a Consequence of Psychosocial Factors. Ife Psychologia. Vo1. 12. No. 2, 40-48.
  13. Chovwen, C.O.; Alarape, A.I.; Olapegba, P.O. and Abikoye, G.E. (2004). Impact of  Computer Expertise, Locus of Control and Self-esteem on Computer-Induced Stress. Ife Psychologia. Vol. 12. No. 2, 27-39.
  14. Chovwen, C.O.; Abikoye, G.E and Olapegba, P.O. (2004). Psychological Consequences of Wife Abuse. African Journal for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Vol. 7. Nos. 1&2, 117-130.
  15. Adejuwon, G.A.; Olapegba, P.O. and Taiwo A.O. (2004) Adolescents Risky Sexual Behaviour and Efficacy of Psycho-education intervention Progrmame among secondary school students in Oyo State. African Journal for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Vol. 7. 2, 205-219.
  16. Olapegba, P. O. (2005) Predicting Mental Health of People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA): The Role of Psychosocial Factors. Journal of Human Ecology. Vo1. 18. No. 1. 69- 72.
  17. Taiwo, A.O.; Olapegba, P.O. and Adejuwon, G.A. (2005) Psychosocial factors associated with smoking behaviour among secondary school adolescents in Ibadan metropolis. African Journal for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Vol. 8. No. 2, 264-279.
  18. Olapegba, P. O. (2005). Coping among People Living with HIV/AIDS: The Influence of Social Support, Self Esteem, Locus of Control and Gender. African Journal for the Psychosocial Study of Social Issues, Vol. 8. No. 1, 114-120.
  19. Sunmola, A.M.; Adebayo, D.; Olapegba, M. and Alarape, A. (2006) The Experience of condom use and other sexual risk practices among male brewery employees who recently migrated in Nigeria. Health Education Journal. Vo1. 63. No. 3, 288-301.
  20. Olapegba, P.O. and Chovwen, C.O. (2006) Impact of Widowhood Cultural Practices      and Locus of Control on Perceived Social Support of Widows in Anambra, Nigeria. Gender & Behaviour. Vo1. 4. No. 2, 834-842.
  21. Balogun, S.K. Olapegba, P.O. and Opayemi, A.S. (2006) Influence of Gender Age,  Religion and Ethnicity on Peer-Victimization Among Primary Four Pupils in Ibadan, Nigeria. Studies in Tribes and Tribals. Vo1. 4. No. 2, 109-112.
  22. alogun, S.K. and Olapegba, P.O. (2007) Cultural Validation of the Multidimensional. Peer Victimization Scale in Nigerian Children. Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, Vo1. 38. No.5, 573-580.
  23. Balogun, S.K. and Olapegba, P.O. (2007) Majority Carry the Vote: Psycho-Demographic Influence on Voting Behaviour. Studies in Tribes and Tribals, Vol. 5 No. 1, 5-7.
  24. Alarape, A.I.; Olapegba, P.O. & Chovwen, C.O. (2008) Condom use among    students: The influence of condom self-efficacy, social norms and affective attitude towards condom. Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 17. No.3, 237-241.
  25. Olapegba, P.O. (2009) When No Means No: Psychosocial Dynamics of Self-Efficacy for Refusing Sexual Behaviour. Nigerian Journal of Clinical & Counselling Psychology, Vol. 15. 381-394.
  26. Olapegba, P.O. (2009) Measuring Learned Helplessness: A Psychometric Approach. Nigerian Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 11. No. 1, 123-133.
  27. Olapegba, P.O. (2009) Perceived Quality of Life: Towards a Generic Measure in Nigerian Culture. Ibadan Journal of the Social Sciences, Vol. 7. No. 2, 137-142. 
  28. Olapegba, P. O. (2010) Empathy, Knowledge and Personal Distress as Correlates of HIV/AIDS-Related Stigmatization and Discrimination. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Vol. 40. No. 4, 956–969.
  29. Adebomi, M.O. and Olapegba, P.O. (2010) Academic Accommodation of Students with Special Needs in Open/Distance Education. International Journal of Distance Education, Vol. 5. 92-102.
  30. Olapegba, P.O. and Ladeinde, V.S. (2010) HIV Risk-Taking Behaviour as         Consequences of HIV Knowledge and Perceived Risk of HIV among University   Undergraduates. Ibadan Journal of the Social Sciences, Vol. 8. No. 1, 91-98.
  31. Olapegba, P.O. and Olowodunoye, S.A. (2011) Assessing Self-reported Organizational Citizenship Behaviour: The Role of Organizational Climate and Leadership Styles. African Journal for the Psychological Studies of Social Issues. Vol. 14. No. 2, 397-408.
  32. Olapegba, P. O. (2011). Personality Factors and Residential Differences in Perceived Quality of Life of Rural and Urban Dwellers in Two Communities in Ekiti State, Nigeria. Ibadan Planning Journal, Vol. 1. No. 1, 39-45.
  33. Balogun, S. K. and Olapegba, P. O. (2011). Predicting Public Attitude Towards the Amnesty Initiative in the Niger Delta: The Role of Trust in Government, Geo-Political Zones and Religiosity. Ekpoma Journal of Social Science, Vol. 5. No. 2, 78-89.
  34. Olapegba, P.O. and Oladipo, S. E. (2012). Dynamics of Stigmatization and Discrimination on Intention to Disclose among PLWHA: A Qualitative Assessment. Scottish Journal of Arts, Social Sciences and Scientific Studies, Vol. 3. No. 2, 24-33.
  35. Oladipo, S.E. Olapegba, P.O. Adenaike, F. A. (2012). Evidence of Low Life Satisfaction among Undergraduates in Southwest Nigeria. International Journal of Asian Social Science, Vol. 2. No. 1, 1718-1723.
  36. Olapegba, P. O. and Idemudia, S. E. (2012). Dispositional and Contextual Factors Predicting Smuggling Behaviour among Smugglers in Border Areas in Nigeria. Journal of Psychology, Vol. 3. No, 2, 59-64.
  37. Balogun, S. K. and Olapegba, P. O. (2012). GSM Consumption Value Scale Development and Validation of Global System Mobile (GSM) Consumption Value in Nigeria. Scottish Journal of Arts, Social Sciences and Scientific Studies Vol. 2. 80-88.
  38. Olapegba, P. O. Balogun, S. K. and Chism, N. F. D. (2012). Modeling Perceived Quality of Life for People Living Near a Nigerian Dumpsite. International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation, Vol. 1. No. 4, 221-235.
  39. Olapegba, P. O. and Ogungbamila, A. (2012). Organizational and personality factors predicting knowledge sharing intention among employees of some selected banks in Nigeria. African Journal for the Psychological Studies of Social Issues Vol. 15. No. 1, 16-30.
  40. Olapegba, P. O. (2013). Factor Structure and Item Analysis of Perceived Quality of Life Scale among People Living with HIV. Ibadan Journal of the Social Sciences Vol. 11. No. 2, 148-157.
  41. Olapegba, P. O. Idemudia, S. E. and Onuoha, U. C. (2013). Gender Differences in Responsible Sexual Behaviour of In-School Adolescents. Gender and Behaviour, Vol. 11. No. 1, 5316-5322.
  42. Olapegba, P. O. and Onuoha, U. C. (2013). Personality Attributes and Personal Characteristics Affecting Job Commitment of Officers and Men of Nigeria Police Force. European Scientific Journal, Vol. 9. No. 32, 73-83.
  43. Olapegba, P. O. and Idemudia, S. E. (2013). Psychological predictors of perceived quality of life among people living with HIV and AIDS in South West Nigeria. Journal of Social Development in Africa, Vol. 28. No. 1, 139-159.
  44. Olapegba, P. O. Balogun, A. G. and Idemudia, S. E. (2013). Examining the Influence of Personality Factors on Knowledge Sharing Intention among Employees of Two Selected Banks. Journal of Psychology, Vol. 4. No. 1, 33-38.
  45. Onuoha, U.C., Olapegba, P. O. and Segun-Martins, O. I. (2014). Domestic Violence among Policemen: Rank and Spouse Employment Status as Clues. Nigerian Journal of Behavioural Sciences, Vol. 2. 166-175.
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