Dr. 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 social and cultural aspects of cervical cancer screening among Nigerian women living in Poland. She also holds a master’s degree in Media, Culture and Society from the same institution.
She bagged a first-class degree in Advertising and Public Relations from Lagos State University in Lagos, Nigeria where she also earned the Vice-Chancellor’s scholarship award throughout her undergraduate studies.
She has worked in both advertising and public relations agencies in Nigeria where she gained industry experience before she moved to the academia. She has published research articles in sociology of migration, media studies, health communication and advertising.
Dr. Akhagba is active in the area of migration research, menstruation health hygiene and inequalities among migrants. She works with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Poland on various integrational activities.
She is currently employed in Collegium Civitas as a fulltime lecturer teaching courses in sociology, international advertising, public relations, social media, and also supervising BA and MA sociology research projects.