Current Institutional Affiliation
Stellenbosch University

Fisayo Ajala is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociology, Stellenbosch University, South Africa. He is a 2019 fellow of the SSRC’s Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Fellowship Program. His current research interests are in the areas of military sociology, violent extremism, gender studies, and civic space. His book reviews and articles have been published in LSE Book Review, African Studies Quarterly, and The Republic: Journal of Nigerian Affairs.

Award Information

Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa: Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship 2020
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award):
Doctoral Candidate, Sociology and Social Anthropology, Stellenbosch University
Women and Insurgency: Coping Mechanisms of Terror­-Widowed Wives of Nigerian Army Combatants in the War against Boko Haram