Ayotunde Afolabi

Ayotunde Afolabi
PhD Candidate, Graduate Instructor

B.A (Hons) English and International Studies | Osun State University, Osogbo.

M.A in Literary and Textual Studies | Bowling Green State University, Ohio.

PhD in English | University of Missouri (expected 2029)

Research and Teaching

African diasporic literature
Contemporary literature and media (digital storytelling)


Ayotunde Afolabi's interest lies in African diasporic, African American literature, as well as digital storytelling. His research work focuses on examining how these narratives engage with and illuminate discourses around gender, race, and identity representation. Ayotunde’s research not only bridges classical literary analysis with contemporary issues but also seeks to understand how digital platforms influence and reshape the storytelling process.