Ayodeji Richard Olugbuyiro

Ayodeji Richard Olugbuyiro

Ayodeji Richard Olugbuyiro

Portuguese Graduate Teaching Associate


286 Hagerty Hall
1775 S College Rd.
Columbus, OH

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Areas of Expertise

  • Afro-Brazilian Literature and Culture
  • Afro-Portuguese and Lusophone African Studies
  • Comparative African Diaspora Studies


  • B.A., Portuguese, Obafemi Awolowo University (2014)
  • Ph.D., Studies of the Portuguese-Speaking World, The Ohio State University (in progress)

Ayodeji Richard Olugbuyiro is a doctoral candidate in the Study of the Portuguese-Speaking World program at Ohio State University. His research interests revolve around comparative Black diasporic literature and postcolonial cultural productions in the Luso-Afro-Brazilian Atlantic. He is interested particularly in Black poetry as a tool for resistance among Africans and diasporic Afro-descendants.