Faculty

  • Samuel Adams
    Samuel Adams
    Associate Professor / Dean
  • Bertha Osei-Hwedie
    Bertha Osei-Hwedie
    Professor
  • Samuel Nii-Ashong
    Samuel Nii-Ashong
    Principal Lecturer
  • Nabanyin Pratt
    Nabanyin Pratt
    Principal Lecturer
  • Joseph Taabazuing
    Joseph Taabazuing
    Senior Lecturer
  • Lord Mawuko-Yevugah
    Lord Mawuko-Yevugah
    Senior Lecturer
  • Sabra Asante
    Sabra Asante
    Senior Lecturer
  • Kofi Ocran
    Kofi Ocran
    Senior Lecturer
  • Napoleon Kurantin
    Napoleon Kurantin
    Lecturer
  • Quassy Adjapawn
    Quassy Adjapawn
    Lecturer
  • Augustina Adusah-Karikari
    Augustina Adusah-Karikari
    Lecturer
  • Patrick Tandoh-Offin
    Patrick Tandoh-Offin
    Lecturer
  • Agyemang Frimpong
    Agyemang Frimpong
    Lecturer
  • Kingsley Agomor
    Kingsley Agomor
    Lecturer
  • Jesse K. Porter
    Jesse K. Porter
    Lecturer
  • Gifty Gyamera
    Gifty Gyamera
    Lecturer
  • Beatrice Akua-Sekyiwah
    Beatrice Akua-Sekyiwah
    Lecturer
  • Jones Sarkodieh
    Jones Sarkodieh
    Lecturer
Samuel Adams
Associate Professor / Dean

    sadams@gimpa.edu.gh

PhD in Public Administration & Urban Policy, Old Dominion University, USA (2007)
MBA with Management Concentration, Lincoln University, USA (2003)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Education, University of Cape Coast (2000)
B.Sc in Biochemistry, KNUST (1990)

Area of Specialization:
Public Administration, International Business, Strategic Management, Development Planning, Policy Analysis

Bertha Osei-Hwedie
Professor

    bzosei-hwedie@gimpa.edu.gh

PhD in Politics, Brandeis University, USA (1987)
MA in Political Science, Carleton University, Canada (1979)
BA in Public Administration & Political Science, University of Zambia (1976)

Area of Specialization:
Theories of International Relations, International Security, Human Rights, Gender & International Relations, African Studies, Emerging Powers & South-South Relations, Foreign Policy Analysis, Globalization

Samuel Nii-Ashong
Principal Lecturer

    sashong@gimpa.edu.gh

PhD in Economics, Boston University, USA (1989)
MA in Economics, Queen’s University, Canada (1979)
BA (Hons.) in Economics with Statistics, University of Ghana (1977)

Area of Specialization:
Public sector economics, development planning & management, aid and development cooperation

Nabanyin Pratt
Principal Lecturer

    nabanyinpratt@yahoo.co.uk

MA in International Relations & Strategic Studies, University of Lancaster, UK (1992)
Post-Graduate Diploma in Journalism & Communication, University of Ghana (1981)
BA (Hons.) in History & English, University of Ghana (1979)

Area of Specialization:
Communication management, international relations, media, peacekeeping & conflict management, foreign policy and diplomacy, development communication

Joseph Taabazuing
Senior Lecturer

    joetaaba@yahoo.com

PhD in Development Studies, University of South Africa, 2010.
M. Phil in Agricultural Administration, University of Ghana, Legon, 1995
Bsc. Agriculture, University of Science and Technology, Kumasi (1982)

Area of Specialization:
Development Policy Analysis; Project Planning and Management; Development Sociology; Monitoring and Evaluation

Lord Mawuko-Yevugah
Senior Lecturer

    lmawuko@gimpa.edu.gh

PhD in Political Science, University of Alberta, Canada (2010)
M.Phil in Development Studies, University of Cambridge, UK (2004)
BA (Hons), Political Science & Linguistics, UG (1999)

Area of Specialization:
International & comparative political economy, postcolonial & critical social theory, politics of international development cooperation, global governance, Africa’s international relations, international organizations & international law, diplomacy & foreign policy analysis

Sabra Asante
Senior Lecturer

    sasante@gimpa.edu.gh

MBA /INSEAD (1981) BA (Hons) University of Ghana

Area of Specialization:
Public Service/Public Administration

Kofi Ocran
Senior Lecturer

    kocran@gimpa.edu.gh

MPA, Harvard University
BSC. Computer Science – University of Science and Technology, Kumasi

Napoleon Kurantin
Lecturer

    nkurantin@gimpa.edu.gh

PhD in Development Economics, University of Guelph, Canada (2006)
M.Sc in Geographic Information Science and Systems, University of Salzburg, Austria (in progress)
MA in Environmental Studies, York University, Canada(1998)
BA (Hons.) in Economics, Political Science & International Development, University Toronto, Canada (1996)
Diploma in Purchasing & Materials Management, Granton Institute of Technology, Canada (1992)

Area of Specialization:
Development Economics, Geographic Information Science, (GI science) Systems & Remote Sensing Applications Analyst, Economic modeling & planning, Natural resources & Environmental management

Quassy Adjapawn
Lecturer

    quassy.peaceworks@gmail.com

PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies, University of New England, Australia (2008)
Master of Professional Studies with Honours (MPS Hons) in Peace Studies, University of New England, Australia(2005)
MBA (marketing major), University of New England, Australia(2004)
Graduate Certificate in Management, University of New England, Australia(2003)
Diploma in Biodiesel Production Technology, Biodiesel Institute, Las Vegas, USA (2000)

Area of Specialization:
Peace & conflict management, peacekeeping & security management, leadership & governance, strategic and foreign policy analysis, military & diplomacy

Augustina Adusah-Karikari
Lecturer

    tinaadusah@gimpa.edu.gh

PhD in Educational Studies, Ohio University, USA (2008)
MPA, Ohio University, USA (2005)
Master of Arts in International Affairs, Ohio University (2003)
BA (Hons) Secretaryship University of Cape-Coast (1998)

Area of Specialization:
Gender and Public Administration, Gender and Development, Development Management and Administration, Governance and Development of Extractive Industries

Patrick Tandoh-Offin
Lecturer

    ptandoh@gimpa.edu.gh

PhD in Policy Studies, Clemson University, USA (2011)
M.S. in Community Economic Development, Pennsylvania State University (2004)
B.Sc. (Hons) Land Economy, KNUST, Kumasi (2001)

Area of Specialization:
Local Economic Development; Public Management; Gender & Development; Development Planning & Management; Evaluation Research & Policy Analysis; Social Movements and Social Change.

Agyemang Frimpong
Lecturer

    afrimpong@gimpa.edu.gh

PhD in Public Administration & Urban Policy, University of Akron, USA (2010)
Msc Environmental Engineering & Sustainable Infrastructure, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, (2001)
MA in Urban Planning & GIS, University of Akron, USA (2007)
Bsc in Land Economy, KNUST (1999)

Area of Specialization:
Public Administration, Public Sector Management & Planning; Disaster Management, Urban Planning , Policy Analysis & Local Government

Kingsley Agomor
Lecturer

    kagomor@gimpa.edu.gh

PhD in Political Science, University of Ghana, Legon (2015)
MPhil in Political Science, University of Ghana, Legon (2002)
BA (Hon) in Political Science &Economics, University of Ghana, Legon (1992)

Area of Specialization:
Public Management, Research Methods, Policy Analysis, Governance and Leadership, Gender and Development, Humanities.

Jesse K. Porter
Lecturer

    jkporter@gimpa.edu.gh

PhD in Public Affairs, University of Texas, USA (2011) MPA in Public Affairs, University of Texas, USA (2006)
BA in Economics & Finance, University of Texas, USA (2004)

Area of Specialization:
Public Administration, Policy Analysis, Theories of International Relations, Globalization &Regional Integration

Gifty Gyamera
Lecturer

    ogyamera@gimpa.edu.gh

PhD in Education, University of Roehampton, UK (2014)
Post Graduate Diploma in Social Research Methods, University of Roehampton, UK (2011)
MPhil in Educational Administration, University of Cape Coast(2006)
BA (Hons) in Education Psychology, University of Cape Coast (1998)

Area of Specialization:
Internationalization of Higher Education, International and Comparative Education, Gender, Policy Analysis, Administration and Leadership

Beatrice Akua-Sekyiwah
Lecturer

    b.akuasakyiwah@gmail.com

PhD in Gender/Women Studies, University of York, UK (2013)
MA in Media Education, University of London, UK (2003)
B.Sc. in Communication and Cultural Studies, University of North London, UK (2000)
Postgraduate Diploma in Education, University of North London, UK (2001)

Area of Specialization:
Diasporacy and immigration policies; Women, linguistic, cultural/social capital and social inequality; Gender Issues in Education and Social service provision; Gender Issues in Culture and Social Development; Gender Issues in the Media; Gender and conflict resolution, Gender, urban poverty and sustainable livelihoods; Violence against women; Cross-Cultural issues in feminist research methodology

Jones Sarkodieh
Lecturer

    jsarkodieh@gimpa.edu.gh

MBA, PGDMS – University of Westminster, London,
BA (Hons)- University of Ghana

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