Nationality: NIGERIA

Doctoral Student

Gender Studies Programme, Institute of African Studies

University of Ibadan, Nigeria

E-Mail: laratubosun@yahoo.com Mobile: +2348034929213

Professional Experience:

– A Masters in Peace and conflict studies – focusing on International Peace Studies and management with special interest in Global Refugee Regime

– 6 months of in depth research and fieldwork activities with the aim of documenting and analyzing evidence based social vulnerabilities of the Ivorian Refugees at Bahn Refugee Camp in Liberia

– 10 years of creative writing on drama series for television Production

– 3 Months of creative writing for ‘Migration Aware’ Funded by the European Union through the EC-UN joint Migration and Development Initiative

Research Interests:

Evidence-based practice in mainstreaming gender in Peace Building in United Kingdom, Nigeria and Cameroon; Gender Perspectives of the Boko-Haram Induced Nigerian Refugees in Cameroon

Education:

Doctor of Philosophy (in view)

University of Ibadan, Institute of Africa Studies, Ibadan, NIGERIA

Working Title: Gender Perspectives of the Boko-Haram Induced Nigerian Refugees in Cameroon

Master of Arts, Peace and Conflict Studies

University of Ibadan, Institute of Africa Studies, Ibadan, NIGERIA

Thesis: Social Vulnerabilities of the Ivorian Refugees at Bahn Camp Liberia, (2011)

Bachelor of Arts, French Studies

Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye Ogun State, Nigeria

Project: Les Coutumes Africain dans L’enfant Noir de Camara Laye, (2006)

Trainings Attended with Dates:

  • 2014: WOMEN ADVANCEMENT FORUM. International Exchanges, Research and Academia in Nigeria (WAFIRAN).

Date: November 5th -7th, 2015

Award: Certificate of participation

Organisers: German academic exchange service (DAAD) in collaboration with Institute of African Studies (Gender Studies) University of Ibadan

  • 2012: SOCIETY FOR PEACE STUDIES AND PRACTICE (SPSP) OYO STATE CHAPTER. A 2 day annual summit on nationalities, Identities and Terrorism: The Nigerian Experience

Date: November 5th-6th, 2012

Award: certificate of participation

Organisers: Society for peace studies and practices (spsp) Oyo State chapter

  • 2011: Capacity Building Programme for Peace and Conflict Studies Students on MEDIATION AND NEGOTIATION PROCESSES.

Date: September 21st to 23rd, 2011

Award: Certificate of Completion

Organisers: the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan and sponsored by West African Network for peace Building (WANEP), Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict, Institute of French Research in Africa (IFRA Nigeria) and Society for Peace Studies and Practice.

Location: Teachers’ house, Samonda, Ibadan

  • Methodological research workshop which includes Conducting Quantitative Research in Social science and Humanities (SSH), Dissertation writing at the University of Ibadan: Dissertation and Reference Formats, Formulating and Testing hypotheses in the SSH, Introduction to the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences, Conducting Quantitative Research in the SSH

Date: March 25th to 26th, 2011

Award: Certificate of Participation

Organiser: Institute of French Research in Africa

Location: The institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, Ibadan

Recent Paper

Gender and knowledge economy in Nigeria; A paper to be presented on May 28-30 2015 at the ICGE ‘International Conference on Gender Education; Critical issues Policy and Practice’, School of education, Indiana University Bloomington