Dr. Ifeyinwa Onyenekwu

Dr. Ifeyinwa Onyenekwu

Ifeyinwa (Ife) Onyenekwu, PhD, MSW
Assistant Professor, Department of General Dentistry
Assistant Dean of Admissions and Student Affairs


PhD:  Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Advanced Training:

Postdoctoral Fellow, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, University of Missouri
Master of Social Work, Louisiana State University 

Research Interests:  My research examines college students and their learning environments, culturally relevant services in education, and an assessment of how healthcare is introduced and provided to communities on a local, national, and global level.
Publications: 

Onyenekwu, I. (2017). Providing culturally relevant services for international Black African collegians: A guide for student affairs professional. Journal of International Students, 7(4), 1113- 1125.

Onyenekwu, I., Angeli, J., Pinto, R., & Douglas, T. (2017). (Mis)representation among U.S. study abroad programs traveling to the African continent: A critical content analysis of promotional materials. Frontiers: Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 29(1), 68-84.

Ibe-Lamberts, K., Ilunga Tshiswaka, D., Onyenekwu, I., Schwingel, A & Iwelunmor, J. (2017). Dance and hometown associations are promising strategies to improve physical activity participation among of US Nigerian transnational immigrants. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Disparities, 1-8.

Onyenekwu, I. (2016). Traveling to non-traditional destinations: Recommendations for American students studying abroad in “Africa”. Mid-Western Educational Researcher. 28(1), 93-102.

Language(s) spoken: English
Consultations & Appointments: (631) 216-8163
Email Address: ifeyinwa.onyenekwu@stonybrookmedicine.edu