Abdul Raufu Mustapha
Former Collaborating Researcher
Abdul Raufu Mustapha collaborated with UNRISD for the project Ethnic Structure, Inequality and Governance of the Public Sector (2002-2005), for which he authored a paper Ethnic Structure, Inequality and Governance of the Public Sector in Nigeria (2006). At the time of his collaboration, Mustapha was a Lecturer in African Politics and Kirk Green Fellow, St. Antony’s College, Oxford University. He previously taught political sciences at the Ahmadu Bello Univeristy in Nigeria. His research interests include: Rural Politics in Africa; Ethnicity and Identity Politics in Africa; Politics of Democratization in Africa; and Nigerian Politics. His publications include ‘Ethnicity and Democratization in Nigeria’, in B. Berman, D. Eyoh, and W. Kymlicka, eds, Ethnicity and Democracy in Africa, James Currey, Oxford 2002; ‘Coping With Diversity: The Nigerian State in Historical Perspective’, in AI Samatar & AI Samatar, eds., The African State: Reconsiderations, Heinemann, Portsmouth, NH (2002).