Titilayo Ogundele
Senior Research Specialist


Titilayo "Titi" Ogundele is a Senior Research Specialist in the China & Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Division. Prior to joining CNA, Ogundele worked for USAID’s Policy, Planning, and Learning Bureau providing research support on China and Indo-Pacific development policy. She previously worked at the State Department’s Consular Affairs Bureau as a Staff Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Overseas Citizens Services and as an Office Management Specialist to the Special Advisor for Children’s Issues.

Ogundele holds an MA in International Affairs from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and dual BAs in Political Science and Chinese Studies from SUNY- University at Albany.

Ogundele's native language is English and she is proficient in Mandarin Chinese.