Tunde Decker is Africa-Oxford (Af-Ox) Fellow, African Studies Centre, University of Oxford. He is interested in the thought and act processes of the underclass in Lagos, Nigeria and Africa in the colonial and post-colonial periods. He is currently Ag. Head of Department, History and International Studies, Osun State University, Nigeria where he is Senior Lecturer. He holds B.A. (Hons.), M.A. and Ph.D degrees in History of the University of Lagos and is Fellow of the Ife Institute of Advanced Studies and Fellow of the Lagos Studies Association. He was 2016/2017 Leventis Fellow and Visiting Scholar, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London and has held travel grants of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. He is author of Matrix of Inherited Identity: A Historical Exploration of the Underdog Phenomenon in Nigeria’s Relationship Strategies 1960-2011, A History of Aviation in Nigeria 1925-2005; and co-editor of For Nature and for People: The Story of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation since 1980.