Professor (Mrs.) Bridget Ogheneakpobo Ogonor has B.Sc. (Sociology) University of Lagos in 1978. In 1983. 1990 and 1997, she bagged the following degrees; PGDE, M.Ed (Educational Administration) and Ph.D (Educational Administration) respectively from the University of Benin.
In 1990, she was appointed as an Assistant Lecturer in the department of Educational Administration and Foundation, Faculty of Education, University of Benin where she rose through the ranks to become a Professor of Educational Administration in 2007.
Professor (Mrs.) Ogonor has served the University of Benin in various capacities. She was once the chairperson, Management Board, University of Benin Staff School, Chairperson, Junior Staff Disciplinary Committee, Vice Chairperson, University of Benin Demonstration Secondary School, Head of Department, Educational Studies and Management, Assistant Dean, Faculty of Education; Chairperson, Faculty of Education Post graduate Committee; chairperson, Faculty of Education Transcript Committee,; Chairperson Faculty of Education Seminar/Conference/Workshop Committee; Chairperson, Faculty of Education Examination Committee; Chairperson, Faculty of Education Project Committee; Chairperson, Faculty of Education Teaching Practice Committee; Hall Warden, Female Students’ Hostel; Member, Board of Distance Learning Education; Member, Post University of Benin Matriculation Examination Board, Member, University of Benin Ethics Committee; Member, Faculty of Education NUC, Approved Minimum Academic Standards Committee; Member, Endowment Fund-Raising Committee of the University of Benin; Member, University of Benin Certificate Screening Committee; Member, Dean’s representative University of Benin Consultancy committee and Coordinator, Departmental Part-Time Programmes. She is currently V.C’s representative in Business Committee of Senate.
Professor Ogonor was declared the best Lecturer in the Faculty of Education in the 2005/2006 academic session by the Nigerian Universities Education Students Association. She has successfully supervised 11 Ph.D thesis, one M.Phil and 50 Masters thesis in Educational Management. She has 54 publications as book chapters, articles in reputable international, National and Local Journals. She has co-edited and co-authored books to her credit. She ia a Consulting Editor and Chief Editor to some journals. She serves as an External Examiner to numerous universities and colleges of education. She is a member of NUC Accreditation Team to universities in Educational Management and a member of the Nigerian Academy of Education.
Professor (Mrs.) Ogonor was married to Professor James I. Ogonor of blessed memory and are blessed with many children and grand children.