Faculty & Staff SpotlightOluwatoyin Akinde Fakuajo

Dr. Oluwatoyin Akinde Fakuajo

Assisant Professor of Education

Dr. Oluwatoyin Akinde Fakuajo is a faculty in the Graduate Teacher Education Department at Concordia University, St. Paul. She brings a practical approach to Leadership in Education. Having taught students at all levels from elementary through graduate school, Dr. Akinde Fakuajo has the experience to bring course materials to life for students and illustrate how practical theories work in the “real world.” The mixture of academic excellence with professional acumen gives students critical analysis skills needed in the workplace. Students also gain practical experience working on applied projects and field research while focusing on their academic pursuits.

Following her successful teaching and administrative career, Dr. Akinde Fakuajo’s work at Concordia includes working with traditional undergraduate students, graduate students, and adult cohort students. She also facilitate workshops and partner with the community on important academic issues.


  • Ed.D., Leadership, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota (2011)
  • M.A., Organizational Leadership, Bethel University (2006)
  • B.S., Business Administration, University of Ibadan (1999)


Facilitating the process in which students as teachers, become critical thinkers through questioning. Working with students in framing their own question of what effective teaching ought to be. Supporting students in recognizing the dialectic between theory and practice.

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