Following a co-tutelle PhD agreement between the University of Bristol (UK) and Macquarie University (Australia) for me to complete a PhD in English at both universities within 4 years, I joined the University of Bristol in January 2019 as a PhD candidate in English Department, School of Humanities. Funded in Bristol by the Faculty of Arts Scholarships, and to be funded in Macquarie by the International Macquarie Research Excellence Scholarship (i/MQRES), my research is supervised by Dr. Madhu Krishnan and Prof. Andrew Bennett (Bristol) and Dr. Alys Moody (Macquarie).
My thesis links e-fraud economy with colonial and postcolonial economics using literary and cultural representations of the subject in contemporary Nigerian texts. With a focus on how e-fraud is an economy of voluntary exchange, the research examines the implicit relationship between internet fraud and the legacy of imperialist domination of Africa and its consequent neocolonial status.
Generally, I am interested in interdisciplinary approach to literary studies, diaspora, border and migration studies, postcolonialism, nationalism and indigenous globalization, sexual and identity politics.