Akinyetun, Tope Shola


Tope Shola AKINYETUN teaches political science at Lagos State University of Education, Lagos State, Nigeria. His research interest includes – but is not limited to – identity politics, violence, terrorism, crime and development studies. In addition to being a Rosalind Member of the London Journal Press, he also reviews notable journals like New Media Society (Sage), African Security Review (Routledge), Third World Quarterly (Routledge), the African Journal of Terrorism and Insurgency Research, the African Journal of Governance and Development etc. which are captured on his Publons profile. He has published several articles in notable peer-reviewed international journals and presented papers at noteworthy conferences. He contributes regularly to The Renata and has featured in the Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy and Governance (Springer) and other significant platforms. He is a member of notable international organizations including the International Political Science Association, Midwest Political Science Association, the International Association for Political Science Students, African Studies Association, American Sociological Association and the International Society for Development and Sustainability. He is the author of “Reign of terror: A review of police brutality on Nigerian youth by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)” published by African Security Review (Routledge) and “Crime of Opportunity? A Theoretical Exploration of the Incidence of Armed Banditry in Nigeria” published by Insight on Africa (Sage). (akinyetuntope@gmail.com) | http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1906-3410).