Professor Akosua Keseboa Darkwah

BA, Vassar College; MSc, PhD, UW-Madison

Professor Darkwah is an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Sociology. 

Her area of specialization is Sociology of Development as well as Gender Studies. She currently has two lines of research.  In the first, she and her collaborator Gretchen Bauer of the University of Delaware are exploring the factors that explain Ghanaian women’s successful entry into elected office.  In her second project, she together with colleagues in the Business School and the School of Performing Arts as well as colleagues from Denmark are investigating the nature of the creative arts industry in Ghana and its implications for the successful careers of male and

Head, Department of Sociology