Chris Olaoluwa Ògúnmọ́dẹdé is an associate editor with World Politics Review. He specializes in comparative authoritarianism, regional integration, diasporism and social movements in Africa, with a focus on the West Africa region. He has extensive experience working across Africa with governments, civil society organizations, diplomatic missions, development and multilateral organizations, and private sector firms. His coverage of African politics, international relations and security has appeared in War on The Rocks, Mail & Guardian, The Republic, Africa is a Country and other publications. Follow him on Twitter at @Illustrious_Cee.