Bukola Bakare, PhD student, Transportation and Logistics, North Dakota State University

Location: Fargo, North Dakota

Research Interests: Transportation, logistics, health, and health economics and policy.

Focus: Bukola Bakare explores access to safe sidewalks and monitored bicycling routes as a potential means of suppressing the prevalence of obesity among school-age children, especially in the poorer communities. She is also interested in accessibility and quality of logistics for locally-grown produce and investigates the possibility of having local community gardens in urban landscapes, especially in the inner cities.
Bukola Bakare
Bukola Bakare, PhD student, Transportation and Logistics, North Dakota State University

Bukola Bakare is a PhD student in Transportation and Logistics at North Dakota State University (NDSU). She received her Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting from Georgia State University and Master of Accounting degree from Kennesaw State University. She has taught undergraduate accounting courses at universities in Georgia as an adjunct professor and did consulting work with clients in the area of health care management, medical transportation, immigration law, and business. Her past and current leadership roles include leadership in the Hope Worldwide HIV/AIDS campaign, Goodwill of North Georgia, International Rescue Committee, Treasurer for the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Governance and Finance Committee of the Graduate Student Council (GSC) at NDSU.