Folasade Odekunle is a doctoral student in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. She is also a Lecturer  in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning (URP) at Bells University of Technology, Ota, Nigeria  where she  served as  Pioneer coordinator  of the URP programme  for  3 years. She also serves as a course adviser and the College Examination and Timetable Coordinator.

Miss Odekunle received her B.Sc (Geography), Murp (URP), and  Mphil (URP) from the University of Ibadan. She is currently a doctoral candidate in Urban and Regional Planning at the same institution. Her current research is on Landuse Planning and Informal Settlement.

Folasade Odekunle has published in several academic  journals including the Ibadan Journal of Urban and Regional Planning, Covenant Journal of Research in the Built Environment, Research Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Management, Continental Journal of Environmental Sciences and in the Referred Proceedings of CIB-W 107, an International Conference organised by the School of Technology at North Carolina, Agricultural  and Technical State University (USA)  and the National University of Civil Engineering in Hanoi, Vietnam.

She is a Registered Town Planner (RTP), Nigeria, and also belongs to several professional organisations including the Nigerian Environmental Study Team (NEST), the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) USA, the Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) Environmental Planning and Protection Network (London), the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (MNITP), and  the Research and Development Institute (R&D Network).

Her areas of research interest include Environmental Resource and Conservation, Urban Issues and Planning, Sustainable Development, Assessment of Environmental Effects, Gender and   Environment.

Folasade  Odekunle may be reached at Jokotadeshade@gmail.com.