Dr. Ganiyu Jimoh Jimga

Ganiyu Jimoh Jimga holds a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Lagos, Nigeria, specializing inAfrican political cartoons. His research has attracted significant awards including the prestigious University of Lagos Best Researcher Award in Artsand Humanities in 2011. He also received a research grant to conduct part of his Ph.D. research at the African Studies Centre and Special Cartoon Collection Unit, Michigan State University, USA in 2015. He was among cartoon scholars selected for the Transnational Graphic Narrative (TGN) Summer School at the University of Siegen, Germany in 2017.He currently teaches graphics design and art history at the Department of Creative Arts, University of Lagos. Ganiyu, whose pen name is Jimga, is also a cartoonist with local and international exhibitions to his credit. He serves as the Secretary of Cartoonists Association of Nigeria (CARTAN).