Graham Sustainability Institute

Omolade Adunbi

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Associate Professor
  • Literature, Science, & Arts
    • Afroamerican and African Studies
    • Program in the Environment

Dr. 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 research focuses on the growing interest of China in Africa's natural resources and its interrelatedness to infrastructural projects. 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.

UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

My work contributes directly toward solving the United Nations SDGs listed below. Learn more.

Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureReduced InequalitiesResponsible Consumption and ProductionLife on LandPeace, Justice and Strong Institutions


The affiliations listed below show engagement with the Graham Sustainability Institute.

  • Education Programs
    • Dow Programs
      • Distinguished Faculty Fellow
    • Teaching Support
  • Emerging Opportunities
    • Catalyst Grants
      • Reviewer