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Nadège Compaoré

Assistant Professor

Nadège Compaoré is an Assistant Professor of International Relations at the University of Toronto. Her current research is concerned with claims of sovereignty by states and communities affected by natural resource extraction in Africa. Nadège’s work lies at the intersection of International Relations theory, African politics, global resource/environmental politics, as well as gender and race in global politics. She is co-editor of New Approaches to the Governance of Natural Resources: Insights from Africa (Palgrave), and her work has been published in journals such as International Studies ReviewInternational Studies Perspectives, Etudes Internationales, Water International, and in numerous book chapters. She received her Ph.D. in Political Studies from Queen’s University, where her research on the global governance of oil revenues was informed by fieldwork in Gabon, Ghana, and South Africa. Nadège is a board member of Women in International Security Canada and of the Canadian Association of African Studies.

Ph.D., MA., Queen’s University
B.A., Trent University


International Relations Theory, African Politics, Global Resource/Environmental Politics, Gender & Race in Global Politics