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Ini Dele-Adedeji

Ini Dele-Adedeji
Dr Ini Dele-Adedeji
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Chrystal Macmillan Building 15a George Square Edinburgh UK EH8 9LD
Research Interests
Nigeria, Northern Nigeria/Northeastern Nigeria, Trans-Saharan migration, Chad, Niger, Transitional justice, African politics.

Ini Dele-Adedeji holds a doctorate degree in Politics from the School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London (SOAS). His primary research interests focus on the intersection of politics and religion in northern Nigeria, and transitional justice.

Before joining the Centre of African Studies at the University of Edinburgh, as a recipient of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Ini was employed as a Research Associate at the University of Bristol where he was part of a project investigating migration across the Sahara and also looking at the Tramadol opioid. Ini previously taught Politics & International Studies and Development Studies to undergraduate and postgraduate students at SOAS. He has also lectured at SOAS, Wellesley College, and the Geneva Centre for Security Policy in the past.

Ini is currently exploring the subject of transitional justice mechanisms within the context of northeastern Nigeria.