PhD Researcher - decolonization in the teaching of Development Studies in Nigerian higher education
Luqman Muraina has interests in academia (higher education), agribusiness, and African-based development/advocacy. He started a Global Development PhD programme at the IGDC, University of York, in 2023. His PhD study investigates decolonization in the teaching of Development Studies in Nigerian higher education, supervised by Sara de Jong and Eleanor Brown. While primarily housed at the IGDC, Luqman has relationships with three other departments in the University; Politics, Education, and Sociology. His research interest includes decolonization, higher education, African politics & development, black/decolonial feminism, social movement, etc.
Luqman completed his MA Sociology degree at the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa, in 2022 with funding from the Mastercard Foundation and was a pioneer B.Sc. Sociology First Class degree holder from Olabisi Onabanjo University. Luqman has over three years of teaching and research assistantship experience and affiliations to UCT, University of Lagos, and Igbinedion University. Luqman has published six peer-reviewed articles, amongst other short content and opinions, regularly shared on his social media pages. He co-directs the activity of an emerging agribusiness in Nigeria - Quality Breeds Enterprises. Luqman dreams of an African continent that can stand tall amongst Global North nations and a world free from inequalities, imperialism, social injustices, and violence. Finally, Luqman strongly identifies as a Black person and a Muslim.
Muraina, L. O., & Mlambo, Y. (2022). After #RhodesMustFall: Higher education decolonization in South Africa and the “born free generation.” In O. Akanle, Youth Exclusion and Empowerment in the Contemporary Global Order (pp. 55-73). Emerald Publishing Limited. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-80262-497-720221005
Muraina, L., & Ajímátanraẹjẹ, A. J. (2022, January 21). Gender relations in Indigenous Yoruba culture: Questioning feminism action and advocacy. (Preprint version) https://doi.org/10.31730/osf.io/x6vma
Muraina, L.O. & Bawalla, O.G. (2019). Entrepreneurial intention among Nigerian undergraduates: A sociological investigation of South-West Universities. CJOE, 3(1): 48–67. https://doi.org/10.20370/emkc-6656