November 1, 2017
7:00 pm
Global and Historical Studies, Gender Women and Sexuality Studies, Department of Political Science, Peace and Conflict Studies

Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso "Nowhere like Home? Women, War and Post-War Return in Liberia."

Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso, Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Babcock University
Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso is Senior Lecturer in Political Science at Babcock University, Nigeria. Olajumoke’s research has focused on women in peace, conflict and security as well as on comparative African politics. Her essays have been published in the Journal of Peacebuilding and Development, Wagadu: the Journal of Transnational Women’s Studies, the Liberian Studies Journal, and elsewhere. She is co-editor of Women in Africa: Contexts, Rights, Hegemonies, and of the forthcoming book by Routledge, Gendering Knowledge in Africa and the African Diaspora: Contesting History and Power. She is also Editor of the Journal of International Politics and Development. Olajumoke has held fellowships and grants from the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, the University for Peace Africa Program, the International Development Research Centre, Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), amongst others. She is currently (2016/2017) a post-doctoral fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)’s African Humanities Program AHP.