writing + editing

Okoye, V.O. (2021) “Black digital outer spaces: Constellations of relation and care on Twitter.” Transactions of the Institute British Geographers (Special Intervention Issue).

Okoye, V. O. (2021). Fakery and fabrications in Kumasi’s ‘modern’ market.” Journal of African Cultural Studies, 33(3), 370-376.

Collaborative Scholarship
Co-authored with Yussif Larry Aminu (2021) “Planning, Community Spaces, and Youth Urban Futures, from Accra.” In Global Urbanism: Knowledge, Power, and the City (eds.) Michele Lancione and Colin McFarlane. London: Routledge. 

Co-authored with Jennifer Hart and Joseph Oduro-Frimpong (2021). On collaboration and communication ‘In the Now.’ In: Africa Today, Vol. 67, No. 4, Politics and Decolonization in Africa (Summer 2021).

Okoye, V. and Spread-Out Initiative NGO (2019). Nima Space Artists: A Collection of Stories and Poems Written and Performed by Spread-Out Initiative NGO Students Who Imagined Improvements for Nima’s Public Spaces. Accra, Ghana: Trinity Printing.

Guest Editor
Field: Journal, Issue 8: “Embodying an Anti-Racist Architecture.” Issue 8, Guest Editor with Emma Cheatle, Luis Hernan, Catalina Mejia Moreno, and Carolyn Butterworth.

Public Scholarship
Okoye, V. O. (2021). The colonial afterlife of encroachment. L’internationale Online.

Okoye, V. (2020) Street Vendor Exclusion in “Modern” Market Planning: A Case Study from Kumasi, Ghana. WIEGO Resource Document No. 15. WIEGO.

Okoye, V. (2020) “Modernity Means Forgetting: The Mbari Igbo Tradition. Common Native.

Okoye, V. (2019) “Becoming Local: (Hi)Stories of ‘Nigerians’ in Accra.” The Metropole: The Official Blog of the Urban History Association

Okoye, V. (2018) “(Post)Colonial architectures: The Balme Library, University of Ghana.” AfricaArchi Blog.

Okoye, V. (2016) “Conversations 001: Agbogbloshie.” African Urbanism podcast episode with Nat Nuno Amarteifio, DK Osseo-Asare, Yasmin Abbas, and Dagna Rams.

Okoye, V. (2015) “The sounds of street hustle: Accra’s Kwame Nkrumah Avenue.” MIT CoLab Radio.

Okoye, V. (2015) “How a new kind of ‘modern’ urban development can include street vendors.” Women in Informal Economy: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO) Blog.

Okoye, V. (2012) “Whose city is it, anyway?” UrbanAfrica.net. African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town.

Okoye, V. (2010 – present) African Urbanism (Blog).