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Personal profile

Ezenwa Olumba is a PhD candidate in the Department of Politics and International Relations, Royal Holloway, University of London. His teaching and research interests lie at the intersection of politics and migration. His geographical expertise is within Africa and mainly the West African sub-region. Eze is currently engaged in an interdisciplinary project that focuses on issues at the nexus of armed conflict and (im)mobility, emphasising realities in the Sahel of Africa and, particularly, households' aspirations for immobility during times of violence. He is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA). He taught 'Introduction to International Relations' (PR 1500) during the 2022-2023 academic year. Currently, he is a Visiting Lecturer at the School of Applied Social Sciences, University of Bedfordshire.

Educational background

Postgraduate Certification in Skills of Teaching to Inspire Learning (inSTIL) - Royal Holloway, University of London 

International Relations MSc - Royal Holloway, University of London 

International Relations BA - Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences - Hochschule Rhein-Waal, Kleve, Germany 



Research interests

(Im)mobility, Migration & Migrant Transnationalism, Armed Conflict, Culture & Identity, Drones & Remote warfare, Memory.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

International Relations, BA, Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, Kleve- Germany

International Relations, MSc, Royal Holloway, University of London

Teaching & Learning, Post-Graduate Teaching Certificate in Skills of Teaching to Inspire Learning (inSTIL), Royal Holloway, University of London

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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