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Mouzayian Khalil-Babatunde

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Teaching Fellow in International Development

Office: Room E1.15

Advice and Feedback Hours:

Tuesday 11:00-12:00 and Wednesday 13:30-14:30 (please use booking form and indicate if online and face to face meeting)

Teaching Responsibilities:

Module Director: PO353 Gender and Development

Seminar Tutor: PO203 Politics of International Development

Seminar Tutor: PO102 Political Research in the 21st Century

Dr Mouzayian Khalil-Babatunde is a Teaching Fellow in International Development and Module Director for PO353 Gender and Development. Prior to joining PaIS she was a Lecturer in Political Science and International Relations, Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja. She has both her MA in Globalisation and Development and PhD from PAIS, and her undergraduate degree in Sociology from Nigeria. She is co-editor of the Think Development blog by Warwick Interdisciplinary Research Centre for International Development (WICID) and also convenes WICID’s Think Development Out Loud series. She has experience as a technical lead consultant on social impact investment projects in agribusiness and education sectors in Northern Nigeria.

Her research interest is in critical and indigenous knowledge perspectives in development studies, everyday contestations and resistance in the political economy of development, with particular focus on feminist everyday political economy, social reproduction, circular economy, social enterprise, African social and political thought.

Recent publications

Adefila, A., Teixeira, R. V. , Morini, L., Garcia, M. L. T., Delbo, T. M., Spolander, G., Khalil-Babatunde, M.V. (2021). Higher Education decolonisation: #WhoseVoices and their geographical locations? Globalisation, Societies and Education, 1-15

Khalil-Babatunde, M. V., & Schnurr-Reynolds, N. (2020). A Nigerian Success Story (Kene Rapu brand) in Holt, D. Exploring Youth Entrepreneurship. United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA), p.36. Retrieved from

Khalil-Babatunde, M. V. (2020). Industrial Sociology in the Era of Globalisation. In Okafor, E., Adetola, O., Aborisade, R., Abosede, A., (Eds) Human Resources: Industrial Relations and Management Perspectives (pp. 725-743). Ago-Iwoye: Olabisi Onabanjo University Publishing House.

Funded Research Projects

2019 – 2022 Co-Investigator in Childhood Mortality and Austerity: Brazil, UK, South Africa, and Cuba. R$538,417.16 or £160k. Project funded by the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES), Capes/Print Project number 88887.311889/2018-00. An interdisciplinary and intercontinental research cluster led by Professor Lucia Garcia (Brazil) involved in producing joint publications.

Visiting Fellowships

(2019-2021) Warwick Interdisciplinary Research Centre for International Development (WICID), University of Warwick.

(2018-2019) Global Inequalities and Development research group, Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR), Coventry University.