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Dr Daniel Ogunniyi

Dr Daniel Ogunniyi


Faculty and Department

  • Institutes
  • Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation


  • PhD


Daniel Ogunniyi is a Lecturer at the Wilberforce Institute and the Law School, University of Hull. His research interests lie in the areas of modern slavery, children’s rights, climate-induced displacement, human rights, and international law.

Daniel has experience working at the United Nations and universities in the UK, Belgium, South Africa, and Nigeria. Previously, Daniel was a Research Fellow at the Rights Lab, University of Nottingham and has also held a teaching position at Redeemer’s University in Nigeria.

As a graduate student, Daniel interned at the Office of the Legal Adviser, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), The Hague, Netherlands and later joined the UNICEF Office of Research in Florence, Italy to coordinate the Best of UNICEF Research (BOUR) project. Daniel has also held various consultancy positions including working as a Legal Consultant to the Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI).