I am an associate professor of African literature at Ghent University. Previously, I was assistant professor of literary and cultural analysis at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. I have worked as a researcher and lecturer at University of Bremen (Germany), University of Bayreuth (Germany) and the University of Leeds (United Kingdom). I am the author of a scholarly monograph entitled African Literature in the Digital Age (Boydell & Brewer, 2021), and co-editor of two special issues on Digital Humanities. My research interests include print and digital culture, digital humanities, African literature and culture, and Africana studies. I am a recipient and principal investigator for the ERC Starting Grant, Yoruba Print Culture (2021–26) (project number 949557). I am also the publishing-editor of the online magazine The New Black Magazine (www.thenewblackmagazine.com). I have previously worked as a journalist for organisations that included BBC News Online, The Times Educational Supplement (UK), The Christian Science Monitor (USA) and Times Higher (UK).