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Akosua Adomako-Ampofo

Director of the Institute of African Studies

She holds a BSc in Architecture from the then University of Science and Technology (UST, now KNUST), Kumasi; a Post-graduate Diploma in Spatial and Regional Planning from the University of Dortmund, Germany; a MSc in Development Planning from the then University of Science and Technology UST; and a PhD in Sociology from Vanderbilt University in the US. Until January 2010 Professor Akosua Adomako Ampofo was the First Head of the Centre for Gender Studies and Advocacy at the University of Ghana, Legon (August 2005-Deember 2009).

She is mother of two daughters, married to Dr Kwame Ampofo.