Dr. Potokri is academic par excellence, a scholar in Educational Management, Development Studies and Education Policy Studies. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Education Policy Studies from the University of Pretoria and he is currently pursuing another Ph.D. in Development Studies. Dr. Potokri is a research fellow and independent consultant at the University of Johannesburg. He is also a visiting scholar at Barry University Florida, USA from 2018 to date. An outstanding academic, he has been active in the development of future and emerging scholars as an academic supervisor of Masters and Ph.D. candidates.


Potokri, O. C., & Perumal, J. (2019). Offerings of Women in the Transformation of African Higher Education: A Retrospective Overview. Education and Urban Society, 51(6), 804–821. Impact factor: 0.658 (2017). [ISSN: 0013-1245 (print); [ISSN: 0013-1245 (print); 1552-3535 (web). USA.

Potokri, O.C., Noah, AOK & Perumal, J. (2018). Perceptions of Immigrant Nigerian women in South African Higher Education about Social Change. Education Research for Social Change, vol. 7(2), pp. 57-73. [ISSN/E-ISSN: 2221-4070]. South Africa.

Ofem, I., Potokri. OC & Ogwuchi, M. (2018). Research Funding and Academic Staff Motivation in Universities for Economic Development in Africa. Journal of Sociology and Education in Africa. the issue, vol. 15 (2). Uganda.

Dibete, K.J & Potokri, O.C (2018). Policy Compliance of SGB Members on their Financial Management Roles in Selected No-Fee Schools in Limpopo Province of South Africa. International Journal of Educational Management, Vol. 32 (5), pp.799 – 812. [ISSN: 0951-354X]. UK.

Akinyemi, S. & Potokri, O.C. (2016). Inequitable access to the knowledge market in Nigeria: the case of university education. Industry and Higher Education, 30(6). Pp. 424 – 432. [ISSN: 0950- 4222 (printed), 2043-6858 (electronic)]. UK.

Owodunni, S. A & Potokri, O.C. (2015). Students' Participation in Group Production of Instructional Resources for Teaching Technical Drawing: Academic Achievement and Interest Reflections. Group Work, 25(2). Pp. 31 – 52. [ISSN: 1746-6091]. UK

Potokri O. C (2015) Exposition of culture and the space of women: an African view for policy consideration. Gender and Behaviour, 13(2). Pp. 6694 – 6703. [ISSN: 1596-9231]. 


Naidoo, R., Vusi Mncube, V. & Potokri, O. C (2015). Leadership Role of School Principals in Democratic Schools in South Africa: Case Studies of Two Schools. Journal of Social Science, 43(3), pp 319-328. [ISSN: 0971-8923 (print), 2456-6756 (Online)]. INDIA.

Potokri, O. C. (2014). Hunger and thirst of women for accessing higher education in the 21st century. Mediterranean Journal of social sciences. 5(4), pp. 283 – 292. [ISSN: 2039- 9340 (print), 2039-2117 (online)]. ITALY.

Potokri, O. C. (2014). Evaluation of Financial Resources Availability and Manpower Development in Selected Monotechnics in Nigeria. Industry and Higher Education. 28 (5) October, pp. 361 – 370. [ISSN: 0950-4222 (printed), 2043-6858 (electronic)]. UK.


Potokri O. C (2012), Experience of Women in Higher Education: Women and Higher Education: Nigerian Perspective. 300 pages: Lap LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG. Heinric h- Böcking. ISBN-13: 978-3659162688. See/Visit lap-publishing.com / www.lap-publishing.com GERMANY

Potokri, O.C (2013). Eternal Investment: The Perspective of an Economist. Free Enterprise Publishers. Lagos, Nigeria. ISBN: 978-978-932-620-4. www.free-ent-pub.org NIGERIA


 Potokri O. C. (2016). Mixed method research approach in research curriculum: acumens for Africanisation. In Msila, V., and Gumbo, M.T. (ed.), African perspectives on the Africanisation of curriculum: Theory and practice, Sun Media Publishers: Johannesburg. SOUTH AFRICA

Ovbiebo, O. M. & Potokri O. C. (2019). Adult Women Education – a Missing Link in the Niger Delta Nigeria Amnesty Project. In Achemfuor-Arko A. and Quan-Baffour, K. P. (ed), Adult Continuing and Lifelong Education and Development in Africa, Nova Science Publishers, INC. USA (In press)


Potokri, O. C & Ogunniyi, OJ (2014). Implementation of Universal Basic Education (UBE) Scheme in Lagos State, Nigeria: a contextual clarification on funding. Book of Abstract: International Journal of Educational Development in Africa. Pp. 68 – 69. SOUTH AFRICA

Mncube, V., Naidoo, R and Potokri, O. C. (2013). Leadership role of school principals in the democratic management of schools: A comparative case study of two schools in South Africa. International Symposium on Comparative Sciences, Inaugural Session, Sofia, Bulgaria, Conference Proceeding. 8 - 11 October 2013, Pp. 21-28. BULGARIA


Invited guest: 25 years of Democracy Conference Organised by Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA) in partnership with the University of Johannesburg. 23 to 24 July 2019, held at University of Johannesburg (UJ) Sanlam Auditorium, Kingsway Campus, Auckland Park.

Qualitative research tools/design and analysis workshop. 11 – 12 Feb. 2019. University of Johannesburg

1st Post-Doctoral Conference of the University of Johannesburg, Nov. 2018. Induction of Women Beginner Teachers at Two South African Community Secondary Schools.

Quantitative research tools/design and analysis workshop. 24-25 May 2018. University of Johannesburg.

2nd Africa Education Leadership Roundtable, 2017: Johannesburg, South Africa. October 01-03.