2021 LSA Best Graduate Student Paper Award

The LSA is pleased to announce that Ayomide Ogunbanwo, a PhD student at the University of Ibadan, is winner of the 2021 LSA Best Graduate Student Paper Award for her paper titled, “From Iya Ijebu Shop to Igbo Market: Ethnicity and the Transformation of Mushin Leather Market in Lagos,” presented at LSA 2019.
Ogunbanwo is completing her doctoral thesis on “Social Contexts of Informal Practices and ‘Corruption’ among Community-based Non-governmental Organizations in South-western, Nigeria.” Previous winners of the award include Damilola Fagite, Sara Katz, Helen Ugah, and Olubukola Olunloyo.