Campus Mourns Teju Olaniyan, Renowned Scholar of the African Diaspora

Portrait of Teju Olaniyan smiling and laughing seated in front of a bookshelf and map of Africa wearing a red-orange shirt and glasses

Former IRH Senior Fellow and Interim Director Tejumola (Teju) Olaniyan, Louise Durham Mead Professor of English & Wole Soyinka Professor of the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, died suddenly at his home in Madison on Saturday, Nov. 30. He was 60. For more information, click below.

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