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Dr Nelson Oppong

Lecturer in African Studies and International Development

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Education/Academic qualification

2012Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Oxford
Master of Philosophy (MPhil), Univ Oxford, University of Oxford, Oxford Dept Int Dev
Channels of Participation in a Rentier State: Oil, Organized Labor and Public Policy in Trinidad and Tobago.
Master of Philosophy (MPhil), University of Ghana, Legon, Greater Accra, Ghana.
State and Legitimacy in Post-Conflict Societies: The Case of Sierra Leone.
Bachelor of Arts, University of Ghana, Legon, Greater Accra, Ghana.
Pursuing Transitional Justice in the Contemporary International Order: The Case of Ghana.

Professional Qualifications

2018Fellow, Higher Education Academy of the UK, HEA Fellow

Willingness to take PhD students: Yes

Area of Expertise

Research expertiseGhana - Oil Politics - Transparency - Good Governance - Institutions - Small Island Developing States - Extractives

Research outputs

  1. The Ghana Public Services Commission

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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Research activities & awards

  1. Being Governable in Petrostates

    Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesInvited talk

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