Dr Oliver Coates

Dr Oliver Coates is Director of Studies in History and Politics at St Edmund’s College. He is also Associate Researcher at the Institut des mondes africains at the C.N.R.S., Paris. His research interests are in African history, with reference to Nigeria. His recent research has appeared in the International Journal of African Historical Studies, the Journal of Asian and African Studies, the Journal of African Military History, and Outre-Mers: Revue d’histoire, as well as contributions to the Oxford Research Encyclopaedia of African History, the Oxford Handbook of Nigerian History, the Oxford Handbook of Nigerian Politics, and the Routledge Handbook of the Global History of Warfare.

Dr Coates is a committee member of the Lagos Studies Association, University of Lagos, Nigeria, and a member of the African Studies Association of the U.S.A.