Professor Claudius Omoleye Daramola is a native of Ode-Aye in Okitipupa Local Government area of Ondo State. He was born to Mr and Mrs Alfred Daramola, now late. He attended the famous Divisional Teacher Training College for the Teacher Grade II Certificate before proceeding to the University of Sokoto (now Usmanu Dan Fodiyo Univerty, Sokoto) where he received B. Sc. Ed. in Sociology.
He later attended the University of Jos and obtained M. Ed. in Sociology of Education. His Ph. D. Degree was earned at the University of Ilorin where he has been a distinguished Professor of Sociology of Education. Professor Daramola has held many administrative positions at the University and national levels. He has served on quite a number of committees in the University and edited and/or co-edited several academic journals within and outside of Nigeria.