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Samuel Ojo Oloruntoba

Assistant Professor

Department:Institute of African Studies


Samuel Ojo Oloruntoba, is an Assistant Professor and Principal Investigator of the intercontinental research project on Indigenous Knowledge and Youth Entrepreneurship in Africa.

He is an honorary Professor at the Thabo Mbeki African School of Public and International Affairs, University of South Africa, where he was previously an Associate Professor.

Oloruntoba is the author, editor and co-editor of several books including Regionalism and Integration in Africa: EU-ACP Economic Partnership Agreements and Euro-Nigeria Relations, Palgrave, 2016 and co-editor with Toyin Falola of the Palgrave Handbook of Africa and the Changing Global Order, 2022, to name a few.

His research interests are in political economy of development in Africa, regional integration, Indigenous knowledge and politics of knowledge production, migration, global governance of trade and finance, politics of natural resources governance, and EU-African Relations.