Prof Olugbemiga Samuel AFOLABI

Prof Olugbemiga Samuel AFOLABI


Position: Professor

Areas of Expertise: Comparative Politics, Political Theory/Philosophy, Decolonization, Electoral and Democratic studies.

Office: Room 152, Faculty of Social Sciences building



Olugbemiga Samuel Afolabi holds B.Sc, M.Sc and PhD degrees in Political Science.  He is an American Political Science Association (APSA) African Fellow; SOAS/Mo Ibrahim Governance in Africa Initiative Fellow; Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) Fellow, and a Senior Research Fellow with Institut Francais de Reseaerche en Afrique (IFRA-Nigeria). He was a Carnegie Doctoral/ Postdoctoral Trainee at the Institute for the Study of International Development, (ISID), McGill University, Montreal, Canada and recipient of Council for the Development of Social Sciences Research in Africa (CODESRIA) fellowships. He is a member of National, Regional and International professional associations. He was the Head of Department from August 2020 to July 2022.

His publications can be accessed here on his Google Scholar page.