Dr Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and a Certificate in Demography and Research Methods from University of Oxford, UK. He is presently a Senior Lecturer and Researcher in sociology, migration and development studies at Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria and a Visiting Researcher at the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on Global Migrations of African Peoples at York University, Canada, and the Nordic African Institute at Uppsala University, Sweden.
He is a recipient of the International Sociological Association's doctoral scholarship (2011), the Center for International Governance Innovation's Africa Initiative doctoral research grant (2011) and the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa's (CODESRIA) Comparative Research Network grant (2012).
He has published widely in renowned local and international outlets. Among his recent publications are 'Engendering an Endogenous Framework for Socio-economic Development in the ECOWAS Sub-region' (Critical Sociology, 2014), Regional Economic Communities: Exploring the Process of Socio-economic Integration in Africa (CODESRIA, 2014), Migration and Regional Integration in West Africa: A Borderless ECOWAS (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) and Africa Now! Emerging Issues and Alternative Perspectives (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).
He specializes in ECOWAS and international development, Chinese-African relations, transnationalism, migration, integration and identity studies.