SOAS University of London

Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy

Dr Olamide M Samuel

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Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD)

Teaching Fellow

Dr Olamide M Samuel
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Olamide holds a PhD in National Security Strategy from the University of Buckingham, where he developed an analytical theoretical framework, which grants constructivist insight into National Security Policies, within Security Studies. He is also a Senior Researcher at the Center for International Strategic Analyses (KEDISA). He earned his B.ILD degree in International Law and Diplomacy in 2013, from Babcock University, Nigeria, where he specialized in researching on the global emergence of Private Military and Security Companies. He also holds an MA in Security, Intelligence and Diplomacy. Prior to his appointment at SOAS, he was a Lead Researcher at Beacon Consulting Nigeria, where he specialised in Security Risk management and Intelligence consulting.

Teaching: International Security, General Diplomatic Studies

Research: Current research interests include: cyber warfare and strategic culture, conventional and nuclear disarmament, national security, and counterinsurgency.

Thesis: Understanding the Nigerian Way of National Security; Towards a theoretical framework for National Security Strategic Personality