Oluwapelumi Botti


African Studies Teaching Fellow, 2019

Pelumi designs and pilots ALA’s African Studies curricula. She supports students to be ethical researchers and scholars of the African continent. She teaches classes exploring knowledge production, African histories, and urban Africa.

Pelumi also coaches the International Relations council and serves as an advisor to Y1 students as part of the ALA advisory programme.

In 2018, Pelumi joined the Logistics and operations teams for the LSE Africa conference where she worked to give Africa platform at the London School of Economics. During her graduate studies, she also provided research expertise to Practical Action’s Humanitarian Energy wing.

Pelumi Botti (2)


Curriculum design
Project management


MSc in African Development (London School of Economics and Political Science)
BA in International Relations, minor in Africana Studies (Wellesley College)

Honours and Awards

The Barnette Miller Prize for Distinction in International Relations – History, May 2016
The Standard Bank Africa Chairman scholarship (2018-19)


Omang: Intro to Humanities class
African Studies I: Intro to African Studies
African Studies II: African Cities
Model African Union Research