Omolade Adunbi

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omolade adunbi

Assistant Professor of Afroamerican and African Studies

Phone: 734.615.4339
oadunbi@umich.edu

  • Affiliation(s)
    • Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (LSA)
  • Fields of Study
    • Transnationalism and Governance
    • Human and Environmental Rights
    • Oil and Natural Resource Politics
  • About

    Omolade Adunbi is a political anthropologist and an Assistant Professor at the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS). His areas of research explore issues related to resource distribution, governance, human and environmental rights, power, culture, transnational institutions, multinational corporations and the postcolonial state. His current work focuses particularly on Nigeria and is situated in the oil-rich communities of the Niger Delta region where he examines the connection between oil wealth and power on the one hand, and transnational capital and civil society organizations and their collaborations with NGOs and members of the local communities. His teaching interest include transnationalism, globalization, power, violence, human and environmental rights, the postcolonial state, social theory, resource distribution and contemporary African society, culture and politics

  • Education
    • Yale University