Abosede Omowumi Babatunde holds a PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and currently lectures at the Centre for Peace and Strategic Studies at the University of Ilorin, Nigeria. She is a member of the Society for Peace Studies and Practice, the International Peace Research Association (IPRA), the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), and she was a senior research fellow at the French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA). She has also been awarded several academic fellowships and grants, including a 2016 Individual Research Grant from the African Peacebuilding Network of the Social Science Research Council (APN/SSRC). Most recently, she was awarded a 2017 fellowship at the Brown International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI) of Brown University, the United States. Babatunde is the author of “Oil, Environmental Conflict and the Challenges of Sustainable Development in the Niger Delta.” Her research interests include conflict resolution with an emphasis on traditional models of conflict resolution, resources governance, human rights and security, peacebuilding, and gender.