Professor Samuel Adams holds a PhD in Public Administration and Urban Policy with a minor in International Business from the Old Dominion University, VA-USA and a Master of Business Administration from Lincoln University, Jefferson City, MO-USA.
Samuel Adams joined GIMPA in 2007 and promoted to Professor in 2018. Over the years, he has taught many courses including Public Policy, Public Administration, Strategic Management, International Business and Research Methods.
Professor Adams is the Dean of the GIMPA School of Public Service and Governance, a position he assumed on October 1, 2014. This is the same position he held briefly in an acting capacity from October 2013 to January 2014. Before that, he was the Acting Dean of the GIMPA Business School from September 2012 to September 2013. He also served briefly as the Academic and Administrative Head of GIMPA during the period September 2016 – March 2017.
Prof. Adams has served and continues to serve on many national and international boards. He was a member of the United Nations Task Force on Sustainable Development Goals Curriculum Project (2017-2018), Country Reviewer for Ghana -Global Transparency Initiative, and Assessor for the National Accreditation Board. He is also an external examiner for many Ghanaian and international Universities.
Prof. Adams is a versatile researcher with both qualitative and quantitative skills and has over 70 publications. He has published on various topics on privatization, decentralization, leadership, institutions, elections, economic growth and development, environment, energy, capital flows and democracy. He serves on the Editorial Boards of many local and international journals and he is also is a reviewer for over 30 journals.
Area of Specialization:
Public Administration, International Business, Strategic Management, Development Planning, Policy Analysis
Professor Sir Dennis Dominic Adjei is a Justice of the Court of Appeal in Ghana. He is the Director of the Judicial Training Institute. He is also the Dean, Faculty of Law, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).
He is also an Associate Professor (Adjunct) at the Law Faculty of the University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi.
He also lectures the Law of Interpretation of Statutes, Deeds, Documents and Land Law and Conveying at the Ghana School of Law, Main Campus, Accra.
He attended University of Ghana, Legon, and the Ghana School of Law, Accra.
He holds an Executive Master in Public Administration (EMPA) from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), a Master of Law (LLM) in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of London and a Master of Judicial Studies from Duke University School of Law in the United States of America.
He has authored four textbooks namely; Modern Approach to the Law of Interpretation in Ghana, Land Law Practice and Conveyancing in Ghana, Contemporary Criminal Law in Ghana and, Criminal Procedure and Practice in Ghana. The textbooks are used as reference books by Judges and Magistrates, Lawyers, Prosecutors and Investigators, lecturers and students of Law and other stakeholders of Law in Justice Administration.
Sir Dennis was knighted by the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI to the Order of St. Gregory the Great in 2005.
Dr Joseph K. Adjei is the Dean of School of Technology and a Senior Lecturer. Joseph holds a PhD in Information Systems from Aalborg University, Denmark, and an MSc in Advanced Information Technology from LSBU, UK. He is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. His research focuses on the development of better frameworks and design guidelines for the implementation of Trusted Digital Identity Management Systems, Mobile Financial Services, and information privacy issues on adoption and use of Social Media. His research activities have been published in reputable journals and conference proceedings. Joseph has taught various graduate and undergraduate programmes including; Information Systems Management, Business Process Reengineering, Electronic Business, IT Project Management, Accounting Information Systems and Information Technology Audit. He has also successfully supervised many MPhil and MSc theses, and actively review a number of journal and conference publications. Joseph regularly provides programme accreditation and quality assurance services for National Accreditation Board (NAB), and National Board for Professional and Technician Examination (NABPTEX) in the area Information Technology. He has provided consultancy and advisory services for various local and international organisations. Joseph can be contacted by email on email@example.com.