Prof. Kwadwo Ofori-Dua

Associate Professor

Dept: Sociology and Social Work
New Social Science Block
Room TF 22F

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My research and the subsequent publications have touched on diverse ethical and social issues. “Unanticipated Consequences of Imprisonment on th...~more

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Kwadwo Ofori-Dua (PhD) is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Social Work, Faculty of Social Sciences, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology,(KNUST) Kumasi. He holds a Doctor of Philosohy in Social Work, Master of Philosophy in Sociology and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with Political Science from the University of Ghana, Legon.

Dr. Ofori-Dua has handled various courses in both Sociology and Social Work since 2001. He has also written three undergraduate course material in sociology (Introduction to Sociology; Urban Sociology and Social Psychology) for students reading Bachelor of Arts in Sociology through the Institute of Distance (IDL), at KNUST as well as contribute chapters on Ghanaian perspectives of "Three neglected children"; "Youth headed households"; and "Gay adolescent coming out" in International Social Work Practice: Case Studies from Global Context.Edited by Joanna E. Bettmann, Gloria Jacques and Caren J. Frost, Routledge, London and New York, 2013. 

Dr Ofori-Dua is currently the Head, Department for Sociology and Social Work, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, a position he has held since 2015/2016 academic year. He has previously held the Headship position of the Department in 2010/2011 academic year.

Dr. Ofori-Dua has participated and presented papers in many national and international conferences. He has also researched extensively in diverse social issues. Prior to his appointment as a lecturer in KNUST, he worked and held various managerial positions in Ghana Post Company Limited, between 1995 and 2005. These positions have equpped him with vast experience in management and interpersonal skills.

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