About Me

Omoye Mary Akhagba holds a doctorate degree in
Sociology from the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of
Sciences, Warsaw, Poland (IFIS, PAN). Her doctoral research focused on the
health outcomes of migrant women by exploring the  social and cultural aspect of cervical cancer
screening among Nigerian women living in Poland. She also holds a master’s
degree in media, Culture and Society from Graduate School for Social Research
at the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland.

She has worked in both top advertising and public
relations agencies in Nigeria before she moved to the academia where she has
taught courses in advertising, marketing, public relations and media theories.
She has published research articles in media studies, health communication,
sociology and migration.

Besides her academic work, she is involved in NGO
activities supporting refugees and migrants in Polish refugee camps in providing
material items and non-material items in various shelter homes in Poland.

Her current academic and social research focuses on the
intersection migrant women’s menstrual health, poverty, and socio economic
status and the redefinition of refugee status within the European context.  

She currently employed in Collegium Civitas as a
fulltime lecturer teaching courses in sociology, marketing, advertising and
public relations. She is also supervising undergraduate and postgraduate theses.

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