PhD Researcher at the Global Development Institute, University of Manchester

Edward Ademolu is a doctoral researcher in International Development at The University of Manchester. His doctorate and research interests are centred on the politics of visual representation, with a particular focus on development/humanitarian representations of Africa and African diaspora by NGOs, Western news reporting and contemporary mainstream media. His broader interests include works on race, black minority identities, postcolonial discourse and criticism, as well as, The New Social Studies of childhood and anti-oppressive discourses in Social Work practice.

Research profile


  • –present
    PhD researcher, University of Manchester


  • 2018 
    The University of Manchester , PhD. Development Policy & Management (submitted)

Professional Memberships

  • The Health and Care Professions Council
  • Development Studies Association