Laolu Ibrahim holds a Master’s degree in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh. Before that, he earned a B.A. in International Relations from Lincoln University. His research areas include international political economy, economic regionalism, development economics, youth studies and environmental studies. In recent years, he has collaborated actively with researchers in other disciplines to study the evolving field of green economy and environmental justice. In addition to his academic work, Laolu is also an avid writer of poetry and fiction.