Folashadé Soulé

Folashadé Soulé is a Senior Research Associate in International Relations at the University of Oxford. Her areas of research are across International Relations and International Political Economy and her research interests are in Africa’s International Relations, global governance, and more recently the intersectional study of negotiation practices, agency and bureaucratic politics in Africa-China studies. She has published in several journals, including Global Governance, Foro Internacional, Afrique Contemporaine and Cahiers des Amériques Latines. She holds a PhD in International Relations from Sciences Po Paris and has held postdoctoral fellowships at the London School of Economics and Political Science and as an Oxford-Princeton Global Leaders fellow. She has taught at Sciences Po Paris, the University of Oxford, Université of Lille, and at the University of Cape Town/London School of Economics and the Xi’an Jiaotong /University of Oxford summer school programmes.

As a policy-facing academic, she is an advisor to the Commission on Global Economic Transformation (CGET/INET) and has acted as an international strategy consultant for several international organisations and trained young diplomats and civil servants in Bamako, Mali in international relations. She is an editorial board member of African Affairs (Oxford University Press) and serves on the board of the International Studies Association’s (ISA) Committee of Engagement with the Global South.

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Il faut une analyse désagrégée des conséquences de la guerre en Ukraine sur les économies en Afrique de l’Ouest

Article | Dec 13, 2022

Entretien avec Gilles Yabi, directeur exécutif du Think Tank ouest-africain WATHI, sur la sécurité alimentaire en Afrique

The Impact of the War in Ukraine on West Africa Requires a Disaggregated Analysis

Article | Dec 12, 2022

An interview with Gilles Yabi, executive director of the West African Think Tank WATHI, on food security in Africa

Food Security in Africa: “This Crisis Has Shown the Limits to Africa’s Resilience”

Article | Dec 1, 2022

“We risk a global decoupling in which East and West face off in a cold war, and Africans are caught in the middle,” says Professor Carlos Lopes in an interview with Folashadé Soulé and Camilla Toulmin

Sécurité alimentaire en Afrique: « Nous apportons des réponses de court terme à des problèmes de moyen-long terme »

Article | Nov 10, 2022

Quels sont les problèmes à long terme qui doivent être résolus et quelles sont les solutions disponibles?