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Mr Mustapha Abdallah – KAIPTC

Course taught:

    International Organizations (CGPS)

Mustapha Abdallah holds a Master's Degree in International Affairs from the Legon Centre for International Affairs and Diplomacy (LECIAD), University of Ghana, Legon. Additional experiences in security-related courses include: Peace Support Operations Planning Course, National Defence College, Abuja, Nigeria, 8-12 June, 2015; New Issues in Security on 'Global  Peace and Security: Challenges and Responses', Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Geneva, 10 April-13 July, 2013; ZIF Core Course on Peace Support Operations, Berlin Germany, 5-18, 2012; and Promoting Government Integrity and Anti-Corruption, International Law Institute, Kampala, Uganda, 27 July- 8 August, 2011. He is a currently a Research Associate with the Conflict Management Programme, Faculty of Academic Affairs and Research (FAAR), Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC). Focusing on institutions such as the African Union (AU) and Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), his research interests include: conflict management; mediation; peacekeeping; radicalization and violent Extremism, terrorism and election security in Africa. He also lectures on the KAIPTC post graduate programmes and facilitates on a number of training courses at the Centre.

Most Recent Publications

Abdallah, M., 2016. Confronting Hybrid Threats in Africa: Improving Multidimensional Responses. In: C. de Coning, L. Gelot & J. Karlsrud, eds. The Future of African Peace Operations: From Janjaweed to Boko Haram. London: Zed Books, pp. 20-37 (with Aning, K.).

Abdallah, M., 2016. Das Sicherheitsdilemma in Westafrika. Welt Trends, Issue 111 January 2016, pp. 46-50 (with Aning, K.).

Abdallah, M., 2016. An Evolving Security Dilemma: Adopting a Comprehensive Approach to Changing Dynamics of Terrorism in Africa. International Relations and Diplomacy, IV(2), pp. 85-94 (with Kotia, E.).

Abdallah, M., 2015. Escaping the Repertoire of Election Crisis: Prospects and Challenges of the Evolving Infrastructure for Peace in Cote d’Ivoire. KAIPTC Policy Brief, Issue 2015/2 (with Amedzrator, L. M.).

Abdallah, M., 2015. Exploring Indigenous Mechanisms for Peacemaking in West Africa. In: A. G. Adebayo, B. D. Lundy, J. Benjamin & J. K. Adjei, eds. Indigenous Conflict Management Strategies in West Africa: Beyond Right and Wrong. New York: Lexington Books (with Brewoo, S.).

Mrs Margaret Akakpo – KAIPTC

Course taught:

    Introduction to Gender Studies (CGPS)


Margaret Mansa Akakpo is a Research Associate with the Conflict Management Programme (CMP) at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC), Faculty of Academic Affairs and Research (FAAR).  For her academic background, she holds a (B. Ed Foundations) Bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Cape Coast, a Post Graduate Diploma in Sociology (PGD in Sociology) and an MPhil Degree in Sociology from the University of Ghana.  Her core areas are in research methods, gender and developmental issues in Africa. Her areas of specialization has been in gender studies, border security and small arms.  She has lectured on the Certificate in Gender Peace and Security Programme (CGPS) since its inception at the KAIPTC in 2013.  She has also served as a Course Director for Small Arms and Light Weapons Courses (SALW) been ran at the KAIPTC such as the Border Security Management Course, Stockpile Management Course and Foundation Course in Small Arms and In -Country Policy Level Trainings.  In addition, she has also facilitated on KAIPTC courses in areas of gender, border management and small arms. She has written papers in areas of education, gender, border security and small arms.

Most Recent Publications

Sosuh, M., 2013. Managing National Commissions for Small Arms and Light Weapons Control in West Africa. KAIPTC Policy Brief, Issue 2013/1.

Sosuh, M. M., 2011. Border Security in Ghana: Challenges and Prospects. Accra: KAIPTC Occasional Paper, Issue 32.

Sosuh, M, 2011. Female Managers and their Subordinates: Gender Related Challenges in Industrial Organization, in Ghana. Saarbrücken: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing.

Dr Emmanuel Kwesi Aning - KAIPTC

Courses taught:

    Contemporary and Emerging Security issues: Perspectives on Emerging Security Issues (MA).
    Gender, Security Sector and Multi-Dimensional Peace Support Operations (MA).


Mr Ernest Ansah Lartey – KAIPTC

Course taught:

    Introduction to Theories of Peace and Security (CGPS).

Ernest Ansah Lartey is a researcher and the Head of the Peace and Security Studies programme at the Faculty of Academic Affairs and Research (FAAR) of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC). His research interests include security sector reform, peacekeeping, post-conflict peacebuilding and elections security and has written extensively, developed and facilitated on courses, and provided expert advice to regional and international organisations in these areas. He is a member of the Steering Committee of the West African Peace and Security Network (WAPSN).

Most Recent Publications

Ansah Lartey, E. 2016. Political Party Posters and Elections in Ghana: Identifying Reasons and Instituting Measures against Vandalism. KAIPTC Policy Brief May 2016/3.

Ansah Lartey, E., 2015. The Deployment and Vandalization of Political Party Posters: The Case of Ghana's 2012 Elections.  Elections Policy Brief # 1 July 2015. Accra: Ghana Center for Democratic Development (with Mensah, K. A).

Ghana Center for Democratic Development, 2015. Conflict Monitoring and Intervention for Peace in Ghana’s Election 2012. Accra: Center for Democratic Development (compiled by Ansah Lartey, E. with Aning, K. & Danso, S.O.).

Ansah Lartey, E., 2014. The Role of RECs in Peacebuilding in Africa: Past Experiences & the Way Forward. Center for Conflict Resolution and Peacekeeping in Africa. Cairo Policy Briefs No (3), November 2014 (with Aning, K.).

Lartey, E., 2013. Ghana. In: P. H. Davies & K. C. Gustafon, eds. Intelligence Elswhere: Spies and Espionage Outside the Anglosphere. Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press (with Aning, K. & Birikorang, E.).

Dr Festus Kofi Aubyn – KAIPTC

Courses taught:

    Migration, Citizenship and Conflict course (MA).
    Youth and Conflict in Africa (MA).
    Gender and Conflicts in Africa (CGPS).

Dr. Festus Kofi Aubyn is a Researcher at the Faculty of Academic Affairs and Research (FAAR) of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC), Ghana. Before joining the KAIPTC in 2011, Festus worked with institutions such as the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana; United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) country office in Ghana; and the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) in Ghana. Festus has a BA in Political Science with History and an MA in International Affairs from the University of Ghana; and a PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria where he won the two topmost PhD Awards in the University during his graduation in November 2015: Post Graduate School Award for the Best PhD in the University; and the Omoworare Lucas Prize for the Best PhD produced in the University. At the KAIPTC, Festus lectures and facilitates on a number of courses including, the MA in Conflict, Peace and Security; MA in Gender, Peace and Security; Certificate in Gender, Peace and Security; Police Middle Management Course; Multidimensional Peace Operations Course; Protection of Civilians Course; and Humanitarian Assistance Course. His research focus is on African peace and security with a particular focus on UN/AU/ECOWAS peace operations; conflict management and election security. He has participated and presented papers in a number of local and international conferences on Africa and global peace and security issues. Dr. Aubyn has a number of publications to his credit.

Most Recent Publications

Aubyn, F. K., April - June 2016. Mission Watch Quarterly Brief, Volume II (with Birikorang, E., Edu-Afful, F., Nelson, S. & Annan, N.).

Aubyn, F. K., January - March 2016. Mission Watch Quarterly Brief, Volume I (with Birikorang, E., Edu-Afful, F., Nelson, S. & Annan, N.).

Aubyn, F. K., 2016. UNAMID Police and Protection of Civilians in Darfur. KAIPTC Policy Brief March 2016/1.

Aubyn, F., 2015. An Assessment of Police Pre-Deployment Training: Ghana Study KAIPTC Occasional Paper, Issue 40 (with Edu-Afful, F., Allotey-Pappoe, S. & Nelson, S.).

Aubyn, F., 2015. Policing and Peace Operations in Africa: Reflections on MINUSMA KAIPTC Occasional Paper, Issue 39.



Ms Emma Birikorang – KAIPTC

Courses taught:

    Research Methods/Writing Skills (MA, CGPS).
    Gender, Security Sector and Multi-Dimensional Peace Support Operations (MA).

Emma Birikorang is the Programme Head for the Peace Support Operations Programme at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC). She is currently undertaking research on African Peace and Security Mechanisms and ECOWAS/AU regional peacekeeping frameworks. She also facilitates training modules on Security Sector Reform, Protection of Civilians in Armed conflict, Risk Assessment and Conflict Vulnerability and the ECOWAS Standby Force. Emma Birikorang graduated from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana with a BA (Social Science) Degree, and a Diplôme Universitaire d’Etude du Français from the Université du Benin, Cotonou, Benin. She also has an MA in International Politics and Security Studies from the University of Bradford, UK. She is currently a Doctoral Candidate at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, researching terrorism and drug trafficking in West Africa.

Most Recent Publications

Birikorang, E., 2013. Coups d’état in Africa – A Thing of the Past? KAIPTC Policy Brief, Issue 2013/3.

Birikorang, E., 2013. Ghana. In: P. H. Davies & K. C. Gustafon, eds. Intelligence Elswhere: Spies and Espionage Outside the Anglosphere. Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press (with Aning, K., & Lartey, E.).

Birikorang, E., 2013. Lessons Learned and Best Practice from A Troubled Region: ECOWAS and the Development of the ECOWAS Standby Force. In: U. Engel & P. J. G, eds. Towards an African Peace and Security Regime: Continental Embeddedness, Transnational Linkages, Strategic Relevance. Surrey: Ashgate Publishing, pp. 89-110.



Dr Fiifi Edu-Afful – KAIPTC

Courses taught:

    Migration, Citizenship and Conflict course (MA).
    Youth and Conflict in Africa (MA).
    Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (CGPS).
    Gender and Development in Africa (CGPS).

Fiifi Edu-Afful (PhD) is a Research Fellow and Deputy Programme Head of Peace Support Operations (PSO) programme at the Faculty of Academic Affairs and Research (FAAR) of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC), Ghana. He holds a Ph.D. in Peace and Conflict Studies (2015), an MPhil in Development Studies and a BA in Political Science and Psychology from the University of Cape Coast and the University of Ghana respectively. He also holds a diploma in Law of Armed Conflict (LOAC) from the International Institute of Humanitarian Law (IIHL) Sanremo, Italy. Prior to his current position at KAIPTC, he worked with the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) as a tutor for the MA programme on Governance and Sustainable Development. His research interest includes international interventions, contemporary and emerging security issues, peacekeeping, peacebuilding, gender and election security. He is currently undertaking research on ECOWAS/UN Peacekeeping Exit Frameworks, Hybrid Security Mechanism and Sexual Violence Against Men and Boys. He also facilitates training modules on International Interventions, Rule of law, Protection of Civilians and Gender and Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Conflict and Post-conflict settings.

Most Recent Publications

Edu-Afful, F., 2016. African Agency in R2P: Interventions by African Union and ECOWAS in Mali, Cote D'Ivoire, and Libya. International Studies Review. XVIII(1), pp. 120-133 (with Aning, K.).

Edu-Afful, F., April - June 2016. Mission Watch Quarterly Brief, Volume II (with Birikorang, E., Nelson, S., Annan, N. & Aubyn, F. K.).

Edu-Afful, F., January - March 2016. Mission Watch Quarterly Brief, Volume I (with Birikorang, E., Nelson, S., Annan, N. & Aubyn, F. K.).

Edu-Afful, F., 2015. An Assessment of Police Pre-Deployment Training: Ghana Study KAIPTC Occasional Paper, Issue 40 (with Aubyn, F., Allotey-Pappoe, S. & Nelson, S.).

Edu-Afful, F., 2015. Peackeeping Economies in a Sub-Regional Context: The Paradigmatic Cases of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Cote d'Ivoire. Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, IX(3), pp. 391-407 (with Aning, K.).

Dr Thomas Jaye – KAIPTC

Course taught:

    Post Conflict Reconstruction and Development (MA).

Thomas Jaye holds the doctorate degree in International Politics from the Department of International Politics of the University of Aberystwyth, UK. He also holds the MA degree in History from the Moscow State University and has research interests in security studies, post-conflict reconstruction and peacebuilding, peace agreements and power-sharing, conflict studies and international history. He has written widely and engaged in practical work on security sector reform. He is also co-editor of the ECOWAS and the Dynamics of Peacebuilding in West Africa; Compendium of ECOWAS Peace and Security Decisions; and author of Issues of Sovereignty, Strategy and Security in the ECOWAS Intervention in the Liberian Civil War. Dr. Jaye has also written on ECOWAS security culture and is currently working on the HIV/AIDS dimension of the SSR and DDR processes in Africa.

Most Recent Publications

Jaye, T., 2016. The UN Had to Go, But Is Liberia Really Prepared for Peace. Daily Observer, 14 July.   [Online]  Available at: http://www.liberianobserver.com/commentaries/un-had-go-liberia-really-prepared-peace (with Pailey, R. N.)

Jaye, T., 2016. Liberia. In: L. R. Cleary, T. German & M. Craig, eds. Security Sector Horizon Scanning 2016 - West Africa. Shrivenham: Cranfield University (with Aning, K.).

Jaye, T., 2016. Ghana. In: L.R. Cleary, T. German & M. Craig, eds. Security Sector Horizon Scanning 2016 - West Africa. Shrivenham: Cranfield University.

Jaye, T., 2015. Guinea Bissau. In: L.R. Cleary, A.M. Dorman & M. Craig, eds. Security Sector Horizon Scanning 2015 - West Africa. Shrivenham: Cranfield University.

Jaye, T., 2014. Ebola: Impact and Lessons for West Africa. KAIPTC Policy Brief, Issue 2014/4 (with Edu-Afful, F.).



Brigadier General (Dr) Emmanuel Kotia – KAIPTC

Courses taught:

    Contemporary and Emerging Security Issues: Governance in Africa: Perspectives to Current Threats to National Development (MA).
    Gender, War and Conflict in Africa (MA).
    National Security Framework (PhD).

Brigadier General (Dr) Emmanuel Wekem Kotia is the Deputy Commandant of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC). He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (First Class Honors) in Political Science from the University of Ghana, a Master of Science Degree (MSc) in Global Security from the Cranfield University, United Kingdom; and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Political Science from the University of Ghana.

General Kotia was commissioned into the Ghana Armed Forces in 1986 into the Artillery Corps of the Ghana Army. He has served as an instructor at the Ghana Military Academy from 1993 to 2000; Commanding Officer of the 66 Artillery Regiment of the Ghana Army from 2005 to 2009; and a Directing Staff/Lecturer at the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) from 2009 to 2011. He served in a number of peacekeeping positions including: ECOMOG in Liberia (1990), UNFIL (four tours including as Commanding Officer of the Ghana Battalion (2006-2007)), MINURSO (1994), UNTAC (1992), UNAMIR (1993) and MONUC (2002).

General Kotia lectures on the Masters and PhD programmes at the KAIPTC and is a visiting lecturer/facilitator to the following institutions: GAFCSC; Ghana Police Command and Staff College; University of Bedfordshire, UK; Kennesaw State University, USA; Georgia Institute of Technology at Atlanta, USA; and the United States Military Academy at West Point. His areas of research interest are in Defence and International Security; International Politics; Security and Governance, Peace Operations, and Gender and Peace Studies.

Most Recent Publications

Kotia, E., 2016. An Evolving Security Dilemma: Adopting a Comprehensive Approach to Changing Dynamics of Terrorism in Africa. International Relations and Diplomacy, IV(2), pp. 85-94 (with Abdallah, M.).

Kotia, E., 2015. Professionalism in Peacekeeping. African Defense Forum, VIII(4), 21 December 2015 [Online] Available at: http://adf-magazine.com/?p=5108

Kotia, E. W., 2015. Ghana Armed Forces in Lebanon and Liberia Peace Operations. Lanham: Lexington Books.

Kotia, E. W., 2014. The Lebanon-Israel War of 2006: Global Effects and its Aftermath. Small Wars Journal. [Online] Available at: smallwarsjournal.com/printpdf/15800 (with Edu-Afful, F.).

Kotia, E., 2013. Understanding the Geo-Politics of the War in Southern Lebanon. Accra: KAIPTC Occasional Paper, Issue 35.



Mrs Afua Lamptey – KAIPTC

Course taught:

    Gender and Conflicts in Africa (CGPS)

Mrs Afua Agyeiwaa Lamptey is the Deputy Programme Head of the Conflict Management Programme (CMP) at the KAIPTC. She holds a BA in Art from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and an MPhil in International Affairs from the University of Ghana. She has been working in the peace and security field since 2005 in various organizational, research and training capacities. Her research interests are in the areas of small arms proliferation, border security management, gender and elections. She has also supported the African Union Border Programme in their policy review of the enhanced Border management strategy. Further, she has contributed to research and the design of a course on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse which is currently being run at the KAIPTC. Mrs. Lamptey teaches on the Gender Peace and Security course at the KAIPTC and also facilitates on other training courses at the centre. She has previously worked on the SALW project as well as the Sahel project which was a capacity building programme for security sector operatives in the West Africa sub-region. Her work in the CMP focuses on identifying sources of conflict and resilience in the ECOWAS region as well as armed violence reduction and border security initiatives.

Her research has led to the publication of below papers, some of which are co-authored.
Most Recent Publications

Lamptey, A. A., 2015. Gender-Sensitive Assistance Empowering Women in Humanitarian Crises in West Africa. In: M. Lakitsch, S. Wolter & J. Pokoo eds. Humanitarian Assistance in West Africa and Beyond. pp. 25-41 Available at: http://www.friedensburg.at/uploads/files/Humanitarian_Assistance_in_West_Africa_Edited_Volume.pdf (with Allotey-Pappoe, S.).

Lamptey, A., 2015. Patrolling a Mirage: The Challenges of Border Security Management in the Sahel. The Broker. [Online]  Available at: http://thebrokeronline.eu/Blogs/Sahel-Watch-a-living-analysis-of-the-conflict-in-Mali/Patrolling-a-mirage-the-challenges-of-border-security-management-in-the-Sahel

Lamptey, A., 2014. Mitigating Threats to Human Security: An Examination of SALW Stockpile Management in West Africa. KAIPTC Policy Brief, Issue 2014/5

Lamptey, A. A., 2013. Rethinking Border Management Strategies in West Africa: Experiences from the Sahel. KAIPTC Policy Brief, Issue 2013/12.

Lamptey, A.A., 2012. Tackling the Aftermath of Libya’s ‘Arab Spring’: Addressing the Small Arms Issue. KAIPTC Policy Brief, Issue 2012/1.



Mr Frank Okyere Osei – KAIPTC

Course taught:

    International Organizations (CGPS)

Frank Okyere Osei is a Research Associate at the Faculty of Academic Affairs and Research, Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC). He works with the Conflict Management Programme, focusing on Infrastructures for Peace; Conflict Mapping and Stress Resistance Analysis. Frank has over six years’ experience in conducting critical policy analysis, training design and delivery in peace support operations and peacebuilding, especially targeted at African policymakers and practitioners in the field. His research expertise includes responsibility to protect (R2P); statebuilding; mediation; and contemporary and emerging security threats, with emphasis on the African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). He has delivered several presentations on peace and security at international conferences and contributed to global consultations on statebuilding and mass atrocity prevention.

Frank holds Master’s degree in International Studies and Diplomacy from SOAS, University of London, where he studied under scholarship from Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust. He is also a 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow, the flagship programme of President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).

Most Recent Publications

Okyere, F., 2016. The African Union. In: A. Bellamy & T. Dunne, eds. The Oxford Handbook of the Responsibility to Protect. Oxford: Oxford University Press (with Aning, K.).

Okyere, F. O., 2015. Taking Stock of the Responsibility to Protect in Africa: Challenges, Prospects, and Priorities for the Next Decade. Policy Dialogue Brief (The Stanley Foundation) (with Porter, K.).
Okyere, F., 2015. Statebuilding, Local Governance, and Organized Crime in Mali. In: A. O. Suilleabhain, ed. Leveraging Local Knowledge for Peacebuilding and Statebuilding in Africa. New York: International Peace Institute, pp. 24-31.

Okyere, F., 2015. Responsibility to Prevent in Africa: Leveraging Institutional Capacity to Mitigate Atrocity Risk, Policy Analysis Brief (The Stanley Foundation), January 2015 (with Aning, K.).

Okyere. F., 2014. The Mediation and Peace Process in Liberia: An Analysis of Experiences and Challenges. In: M. Conteh, P. Taflinski & P. Hislaire, eds. Mediating Conflict in West Africa: An Overview of Regional Experiences. Accra: KAIPTC & CMI, pp. 49-60 (with Abdallah, M.).




Prof Kwaku Osei-Hwedie - KAIPTC

Courses taught:

    Governance and Leadership in Africa (MA).
    Research Methods/ Writing Skills (PhD).

Kwaku Osei-Hwedie is a Professor of Governance and Leadership, and Dean of Faculty of Academic Affairs and Research at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC), Accra, Ghana. Before joining the KAIPTC, he was the Dean of the School of Governance and Leadership, Ghana Institute of Management and Public and Administration (GIMPA). From 1991 – 2010. He has taught at the University of Botswana, Gaborone and the University of Zambia, Lusaka.

He received his BA, Summa Cum Laude with highest honours in Sociology and PhD. in Social Welfare from Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA; and Post Graduate Diploma in International Law from the University of Zambia, Lusaka. He has taught at Brandeis University; Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA, USA; St. Paul’s College, Lawrenceville, VA, USA; and Makerere University (Staff Exchange Program), Kampala, Uganda. He held the position of Deputy Director and Senior lecturer at the Commonwealth Youth Development Programme, Africa Regional Centre, Lusaka, Zambia from 1981 – 1983.

Currently, he supervises Masters and PhD students in Sociology and Social Work at the University of Ghana, Legon. In 2010, he was a member of the National Ministerial Committee to Investigate allegations of wrong doing at the Osu Children’s and Remand Homes, Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Southern African Institute of Public Policy Research.

He has authored and co-edited several academic works, including some 62 refereed Journal articles, 36 books and monographs, and 59 book chapters

Most Recent Publications

Osei-Hwedie, K., 2012. Indigenous Conflict Resolution in Africa: The Case of Ghana and Botswana. In: B. Z. Osei-Hwedie, T. Galvin & H. Shinoda, eds. Indigenous Methods of Peacebuilding. Hiroshima: IPSHU, pp. 33-51 (with Rankopo, M.J.).

Osei-Hwedie, K., 2012. Japan-Africa Relations: Applying the Asian Development Experience to Sub-Saharan Africa. New York: Cornell University Institute for African Development Occasional Paper Series, Issue 14 (with Osei-Hwedie, B.Z.).



Mrs Joana Osei-Tutu – KAIPTC

Course taught:

    Good Governance Principles and Perspectives (CGPS)

Joana Ama Osei-Tutu is a Research Associate at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) in Accra, Ghana. She works specifically on the Peace and Security Studies (PSS) programme at the Faculty of Academic Affairs and Research. Joana’s work focuses on the protection of civilians; maritime piracy; transnational organized crimes; and natural resource management and its security implications.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Psychology from the University of Ghana, and a Masters in International Studies in Development Cooperation from the Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea. 
  
Most Recent Publications

Osei-Tutu, J. A., 2016. The Wealth Within, The Wealth Unseen: Reflections on the Gulf of Guinea's Maritime Domaine. SAIIA Occasional Paper, No 225, January 2016 [Online] Available at:

http://www.saiia.org.za/occasional-papers/the-wealth-within-the-wealth-unseen-reflections-on-the-gulf-of-guineas-maritime-domain

Osei-Tutu, J.A., 2015. Beyond Naval Interventions in Somali Piracy. SAIIA Opinion & Analysis, 27 September 2015 [Online] Available at: http://www.saiia.org.za/opinion-analysis/beyond-naval-interventions-in-somali-piracy

Osei-Tutu, J., 2014. Beauty and the Thief: The Attraction of Gulf of Guinea to Maritime Security. KAIPTC Policy Brief, Issue 2014/6.

Osei-Tutu, J. A., 2013. Jane's Moment of Shame: A Call to Stop Human Trafficking. [Online]
Available at: file:///D:/2014/Publications/External_2013/Ewha-KOICA Alumni Newsletter.htm

Osei-Tutu, J. A., 2014. Homegrown Crises, Homegrown Solutions? The Efficacy of Indigenous Conflict Resolution/Management Approaches in Ghana. In: A. G. Adebayo, B. D. Lundy, J. Benjamin & J. K. Adjei, eds. Indigenous Conflict Management Strategies in West Africa: Beyond Right and Wrong. London & Lanham: Lexington Books, pp 114-132 (with Danso, S. O.).




Ms Naila Salihu – KAIPTC

Course taught:

    Good Governance Principles and Perspectives (CGPS)

Naila Salihu is a Research Associate with the Peace and Security Programme at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC). Her research interests have been in African peace and security issues and defence transformation in Africa. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and Linguistics) and M.Phil. in International Affairs from the University of Ghana. She is currently a Ph.D. Student at the College of Management and Technology, Cranfield University, Defence Academy of UK. She facilitates on training and academic courses at the KAIPTC. She has also participated and made presentations at several international conferences on Africa and international peace and security.

Most Recent Publications

Salihu, N., 2015. The Center Can Hold: Towards a Regional Approach to Combating West African Terrorists. KAIPTC Policy Brief, Issue 2015/1.

Salihu, N., 2015. Burkina Faso: An Unforeseen Crisis?. Conflict Trends, Issue 3, pp. 34-40.

Salihu, N., 2013. Do Institutions Matter? Managing Institutional Diversity and Change in Ghana's Fourth Republic. KAIPTC Policy Brief, Issue 2013/10 (with Aning, K).

Salihu, N., 2013. The African Security Predicament. In: J. Hentz, ed. Routledge Handbook of African Security. London; New York: Routledge, pp. 9-20 (with Aning, K.).

Salihu, N., 2013. 'Interrogating the Northern Problem': Postcolony, Identity and Political (In)Stability in Cote d'Ivoire and Togo. In: S. J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni & B. Mhlanga, eds. Bondage of Boundaries and Identity Politics in Post-Colonial Africa: The 'Northern Problem' and Ethno Futures. Pretoria: Africa Institute of South Africa, pp.110-116 (with Aning, K.).



External Faculty

Dr. Evans Aggrey-Darkoh - University of Ghana

Course taught: Good Governance and Democratic Practice in Africa (M.A.).

Professor Isaac Olawale Albert, University of Ibadan
Course taught: Theories and Analysis of Conflict, Peace and Security (M.A., PhD).
Isaac Olawale Albert is Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies and the current Director of the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He initiated the Peace and Conflict Studies Programme of the University in 2000. He is a specialist in early warning systems, conflict analysis, process planning and “Track II’’ diplomacy. Professor Albert was the UNDP (Accra, Ghana) Consultant for the establishment of the MA Peace and Development Studies course of the University of Cape Coast, Ghana in 2006. In 2007, he served as the Country Director of the Nigeria Office of the Institute for Democracy in South Africa (IDASA – Nigeria). In 2008/2009 he established the Centre for Peace and Strategic Studies at the University of Ilorin (Nigeria). He was a co – founder of and a Research Associate to the Centre for Research on Inequality and Human Security (CRISE) at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

In 2006, the year he became a professor, he won the Africa Peace Education Prize of the California State University, Sacramento (USA). Professor Albert is a member of several learned and professional associations. These include the International Society for Folk Narrative Research (Finland), Ethnic Studies Network (Northern Ireland), Conflict Resolution Network (Chatswood, Australia), the International Association for Conflict Management (Minneapolis, USA), Nigeria Field Society, and African Association of Political Science. He is a member of the International Network to Promote the Rule of Law; a Fellow and a current Board Chairman of the Society for Peace Studies and Practice (SPSP). He is a Regional Board Member of the West African Network for Peacebuilding (Accra, Ghana) and an associate Member of the Finnish Folklore Fellows (Helsinki).

Professor Albert has served as a consultant to the UNCHS (Habitat), UNEAD, the World Bank’s Urban Management Programme, USAID, USAID/OTI, DFID, Oxfam, IDASA, WANEP, US – African Command, Friedrich Ebert Foundation, National Defence College (Abuja), Command and Staff College (Jaji), Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (The Presidency, Abuja), Institute of Security Studies (Abuja), and the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre, Accra, Ghana.

He has published 21 books and over 100 articles in journals and books on peace and conflict in Africa.  His latest book is the Practice Guide for Managing Elections Disputes in West Africa (Accra, Ghana: West African Network for Peacebuilding, 2011).

Dr. Raymond Akongburo Atuguba - University of Ghana

Course taught: International Law, Human Rights and Conflict (M.A.).

Dr. Peter Atudiwe Atupare - University of Ghana


Course taught: International Law, Human Rights and Conflict (M.A.).

Dr. Atupare is a full-time Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Ghana, Accra, Legon. He received his B.A. and LL.B. in 2003 and 2006 respectively from University of Ghana. He has an M.A. in Comparative Politics from Brock University and an LL.M (Thesis Option) and PhD (Law) from Queen’s University, Canada.

He has published widely on pubic law in Ghana and Nigeria.  This includes his book Constitutional Justice in Africa: An Examination of Constitutional Positivism, Fundamental Law and Rights in Ghana and Nigeria (Durban, LexisNexis, 2013), and journal articles such as Reconciling a Fundamental Law of Reason with Socio-Economic Rights and Directive Principles in Ghana and Nigeria (2014) 27 Harvard Human Rights Journal; The Taxonomy of Transitional Justice in Africa:  A Refection on the Theoretical Trajectories of Truth Commissions and International Criminal Courts (2014) XXVI University of Ghana Law Journal etc.

His areas of interest include constitutional law, torts law, criminal theory, human rights, jurisprudence and legal ethics.


Dr. Senah Dei-Tutu - University of Ghana

Course taught: Gender Human Rights and Conflict in Africa (M.A.).



Dr. Dora F. Edu-Buandoh - University of Cape Coast

Course taught: Discourses on Power, Gender and Identity (M.A.).

Dr. Dora F. Edu-Buandoh is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Cape Coast. She holds a Diploma of Education, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and a Master of Philosophy Degree in English Language, all from the University of Cape Coast. She has a Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from the University of Wisconsin, Madison (USA). In 2006, she obtained a PhD in Language, Literacy and Culture from the University of Iowa (USA).  She is, currently, the Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Cape Coast. 

Dr. Edu-Buandoh has won many academic awards, including the Fulbright Award (1997), Alpha Delta Kappa International Women Educators Award (2004) and the DAAD (2011). She has published in national and international journals on Institutional Discourse, Multilingualism, Literacy, Language and identity, and Critical Discourse Studies. 



Dr. Volker Franke - Kennesaw State University

Course taught: International Relations (PhD).



Mrs. Mirjam E. Frey Haesler - Swiss Expert

Course taught: Feminist Jurisprudence (M.A.).


Dr. Marsha Henry – London School of Economics and Political Science

Course taught: Theories and Concepts of Gender (M.A.).

Dr. Marsha Henry is a Lecturer in Gender, Development and Globalisation at the Gender Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science. She has previously worked at the University of Bristol, the Open University, Warwick University and the University of British Columbia.  Her research interests are in gender, culture and development; space, security, and peacekeeping; and gender and militarisation.



Professor Lehlohonolo Tlou

Courses taught: International Relations (M.A., PhD).

Gender and International Relations (M.A.).

Professor Lehlohonolo Tlou is an Associate Director of the Centre for Regional Integration in Africa (CRIA). CRIA offers research, training, consultancy and advisory services to support achievement of the goals and objectives of integration schemes in Africa. Based in Accra, Ghana, CRIA is the first institution in Africa to offer certificate and post-graduate courses in regional integration.

Professor Tlou has extensive academic experience as a lecturer in Ghana and the United States.  At the KAIPTC, she teaches graduate courses in International Relations; and Gender and International Relations, in the Masters of Arts programmes in Conflict, Peace and Security; and Gender, Peace and Security.  She also serves on the Academic Board. 

Professor Tlou teaches graduate courses in Regionalism and Integration in the Master of Science programme in Defence and International Politics at the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC).

She has taught graduate courses at the Legon Centre for International Affairs and Diplomacy (LECIAD), University of Ghana, including Gender and International Relations, Regionalism and Integration, and Africa in World Affairs. 

In the US Professor Tlou taught undergraduate and graduate courses in International Relations, Gender and Politics, Regional Integration, Southern African Politics, African Politics and Development, Comparative Politics, Latin American Politics and Development, Western European Politics, and American Government at Longwood University (Dept. of History and Political Science), Virginia Tech (Dept. of Political Science) and the University of Virginia (Woodrow Wilson Dept. of Government and Foreign Affairs). 

Professor Tlou is a former director of the capacity development unit at the Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG), based in Ghana and, which seeks to generate knowledge and to strengthen the capacity of citizens to influence policy in support of democratic governance, accelerated poverty reduction and economic development.  She was also the first Coordinator of the Governance Issues Forum (GIF), a mechanism for institutionalizing civic participation in policy dialogue throughout Ghana.

Prof Tlou holds a PhD in International Relations (University of Virginia), an M.A. in International Relations (University of Virginia), and a B.A. in French and English (Luther College, Decorah, Iowa).