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Skidmore College
Political Science Department

Emmanuel Balogun

Emmanuel Balogun

Contact Information & Background:

Assistant Professor of Political Science
Ladd Hall #317, Phone: 518-580-5236
Personal Website


  • Ph.D. & M.A.: University of Delaware
  • M.A.: Western Illinois University
  • B.A.: New England College

Research Interests:

African Politics, Regional and International Organizations, Global Health Governance, Peace and Security Governance, Civil Society in Africa.


  • Introduction to Comparative and International Politics
  • Contemporary African Politics

Book Manuscript

  • Convergence and Agency in West Africa: Region-Building in ECOWAS. London: Routledge (forthcoming).

Peer-Reviewed Articles


  • US Department of Education/Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad “Pan-African Expressions of Knowledge Creation and Politics in 21st century Ghana” ($146,000).

Editor Reviewed Articles, Book Chapters, and Book Reviews

  • “Comparative Regionalism” in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies (Forthcoming).
  • “Africa and Global Health Governance: Domestic Politics and International Structures by Amy S. Patterson.” Journal of Modern African Studies 52(1): 162-164.
  • “An Obama Effect? African American Voting Behavior and the Political Symbolism of a Black President” David C. Wilson, Samantha S. Kelley, Emmanuel A. Balogun, Christian Soler, and Sahar Salehi in Race still Matters: African American Lived Experiences in the Twenty-First Century. SUNY Press Edited by Yuya Kiuchi.

Media and Policy Publications