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Akwasi Osei Ph.D.

Akwasi Osei, Ph.D.

Campus Address: EH 244
Email: aosei [at] desu.edu
Website: ourhistorymatters.org
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  • BA, Oberlin College, 1980
  • MA, Ohio University, 1982
  • Ph.D., Howard University, 1986

Research Interests

Dr. Osei has an expertise in Africa in the international system, the African diaspora, Global Africa, Gobal Studies, International Political Economy, and Multicultural/Interdisciplinary Education. He has served as the Chair of the DSU Faculty Senate and has published in these areas of expertise. ”Recurrence and Change in a Post Independence African State” by Dr. Osei was first published in 1999 and was reissued in 2003 in paperback.

Research Expertise

  • Global Issues
  • Interdisciplinary Perspectives
  • Analytical Thinking & Problem Solving

Consultation Expertise

Experienced Professor with 36+ years of teaching politics and history at the tertiary level, with a focus on the global political economy. Highly skilled in communication, analytical thinking, and problem-solving. Passionate about providing quality education and contributing to the understanding of global issues.

Selected Publications

  • Where Do I Fit? My Place in the Global Community (Edited with F. Odun Balogun) Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, 2021

  • “Africa, China, and the new Global Dispensation”, in Tang Zhiwei and Zhao Shurong, Editors in Chief, Proceedings of 2017 International Conference on Public Administration (12th) & International Symposium on West African Studies (1st) Chengdu, China: UESTC Press 2017