Loyola University Maryland

Department of History

Dr. Oghenetoja Okoh

Assistant ProfessorOkoh
Office: Humanities 312

Curriculum Vitae


Oghenetoja Okoh received her B.A. at the University of Minnesota and earned her Ph.D. from New York University. She taught at the University of Akron before coming to Loyola. The working title of current book manuscript – Contesting from the Margins: Minority Identity and Citizenship in Nigeria, 1928-1960 – reflects her current research agenda. She teaches 20th century African and African diaspora history, with expertise on questions of ethnicity, gender, and citizenship.


  • HS 106 The Making of the Modern World:Africa


  • The history department welcomes Dr. Okoh to Loyola in the Fall 2018

Oghenetoja Okoh

Oghenetoja Okoh, Ph.D.

Toja Okoh, Ph.D., assistant professor of history, sees Loyola’s core values as helping her students gain self-confidence, their sense of purpose, and social responsibility