Abosede Omowumi Babatunde

Abosede Omowumi Babatunde is a 2016 APN Individual Research Grant recipient and a member of a 2018-2020 APN Collaborative Working Group. She is a Senior lecturer at the Centre for Peace and Strategic Studies, University of Ilorin, Nigeria. She holds a PhD degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria in Feburary, 2010. Had a Master Degree in Peace and Conflict Studies in 2005 and was the best graduating student in that year. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Dr. Babatunde is a member of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA); Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA); African Studies Association (ASA); West Africa Peace and Security Network (WASPN). She is a research fellow, French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA). She has been awarded several distinguished academic fellowships such as the African Humanities Postdoctoral Fellow (2010), American Council of Learned Societies; the Research Fellowship in Peace Studies (2013) at the Consortium for Peace Studies, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada and Brown University Advanced Research Insitute Fellowship (BIARI) in 2017. She is a 2017 Fellow of the Rachel Carson Centre for Environment and Society, Ludwig-Maximillian University, Munich, Germany. Her research interests include Conflict Resolution with emphasis on traditional models of conflict resolution; Resources Governance; Human rights and Security; Peacebuilding and Development; and Gender studies.