June 16, 2019

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Prof. Gyimah-Boadi honored with Distinguished Africanist Award

Prof. Gyimah-Boadi honored with Distinguished Africanist Award

Afrobarometer co-founder and Executive Director, Professor E. Gyimah-Boadi, has been honoured by African Studies Association with its Distinguished Africanist Award.

The retired professor of political science at the University of Ghana, was awarded in recognition of his “lifetime contribution of distinguished service and accomplishment in the field of African Studies”.

Prof. Gyimah-Boadi is a retired founding Executive Director and board member of CDD-Ghana.

He was previously awarded with the 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for Peace and Social Justice for advancing democracy, good governance, and economic opportunity.

Prof. Gyimah-Boadi co-founded Afrobarometer, a pan-African, non-partisan research network that conducts public attitude surveys on democracy, governance, economic conditions, and related issues across Africa, in 1999.

His work has been published in the Journal of Democracy and UNU-WIDER, among others.

He is a co-author of Public Opinion, Democracy, and Market Reform in Africa under the banner of the Cambridge University Press.

He is a fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Democracy and the Advisory Council of the Ibrahim Index of African Governance (London), among others.

By: citinewsroom.com | Ghana

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