Emmanuel Balogun, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Skidmore College. He is a scholar-practitioner who researches multilateralism in Africa. His new book, Region-Building in West Africa: Convergence and Agency in ECOWAS, shows how bureaucrats in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) responds to security, health, and financial crises.
Emmanuel is a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow and works with the Department of State as a policy advisor on US-African relations. He was the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion fellow for Bridging the Gap. He was the Principal Investigator for a Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad grant in Ghana. Emmanuel has a Ph.D. in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Delaware.