Ayobami Adenuga

Degree Program: MA


Ayobami Adenuga is a native of Ogun State, born and raised in Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria. She is currently pursuing her M.A. in German at the University of Alabama, where she is serving as a Graduate Teaching Assistant. Prior to joining UA, she earned her bachelor’s degree in German at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.  In 2016-2017, she served her country in the one-year compulsory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), where she served in different capacities including as an HIV/AIDs counselor and tester. She is currently a member of a female advocacy group known as FAME Foundation in Abuja, Nigeria. As a 2014 DAAD scholar, she had the opportunity to study at the Goethe Institute, Lagos Nigeria for her Equivalent Year Abroad Program (EYAP). From her fourth year till date, she has been teaching German from beginners to intermediate level and was also part of the 2019 Goethe Institute Teachers Training in Lagos State, Nigeria. Her stay in Germany in 2019 gave her real exposure to her program of study as she was able to visit historical places in Thüringen, Frankfurt, and Berlin. Her research interests include literature after reunification, German colonial history, intercultural communication, and family and parent-child relationships. She loves traveling, meeting people, and learning about other cultures. In her free time, she can be found reading, singing, taking a walk with her family, trying out German recipes for her child as well as engaging in community service.