Tiwaladeoluwa Adekunle is a doctoral student in health communication at Purdue University and a creative writer.
Using quantitative, qualitative and computational methods, her research explores the social-political states that drive individual and organizational responses to health, risk and crisis issues, in the interest of creating more sustainable and resilient structures. She takes an applied and participatory approach to research and actively seeks opportunities to collaborate with other researchers, research institutes and community organizations.
Tiwalade is also passionate about creative writing. Her creative writing is published or forthcoming in Indiana Review, 2017 Best “New” African Poets anthology, and Brittle Paper. She was selected as a scholarship recipient for the New York State Summer Writers Institute in 2016, and was also honored to win the 2017 Flo Gault Student poetry prize.