Franca Attoh holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Sociology/Anthropology from the University of Nigeria Nsukka, M.Sc., and Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Lagos. She is a Professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Lagos. Attoh is a specialist in irregular migration, Crime and Delinquency, Sociology of the family, Social Change, Culture, and heritage. She had a decade’s experience in the private sector before joining the services of the University of Lagos in 2007. She has 67 publications in both national and international Journals with 3 co-edited textbooks. She is a laureate of the Ford Foundation and CODESRIA in Dakar Senegal and an alumnus of the CODESRIA Gender Institute. A fellow of the Institute of Security Nigeria with varied experience in research and consultancy. She consulted for organizations like the Early Warning System in ECOWAS, IOM, NAPTIP, NIMC, and NPF. The Wage Indicators of the Netherlands. A member of the team constituted by the Austin Institute at the University of Texas that collaborated with the Vatican on the Global Decline in Christian Marriage- 2015 to 2017.
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