Megan Turnbull

Brown University

Megan Turnbull received her Ph.D. in political science from Brown University and will be a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at Skidmore College in the fall of 2017. Her research and teaching interests center on political conflict, state-building, democratization, electoral violence, development, and political order and violence. Prior to coming to Brown, Turnbull received a M.A. from Leiden University and a B.A. from the University at Albany, both in political science.

What role do armed groups play in Nigeria today?
Who are you and what do you do?
What is national identity?
How did regional groups in Nigeria envision independence?
How has oil influenced governance in Nigeria?
Why is there a conflict in the Niger Delta?
How have different groups in Nigeria responded to Boko Haram?
What is Boko Haram?
How did colonialism affect Northern and Southern Nigeria?
Why should high school students learn about Nigeria?
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