Stephen Osei-Owusu

Ph.D. Candidate

Degrees:B.A., M.PHIL. (HISTORY)

Stephen Osei-Owusu, is an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of History, University of Cape Coast (U.C.C.), Ghana. In 2009, he was appointed a Senior Research Assistant at the Department of History, U.C.C. and in 2015, promoted to the position of a Principal Research Assistant at the same department. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts and a M. Phil (History) Degree from the University of Cape Coast. His research interests are development related issues such as foreign aid and the role of the environment in national development. His recent research focus is on the evolution of environmental protection regulations/legislations in Ghana. He has teaching experience in the histories of Ghana, Modern European civilizations and the colonial and post-colonial histories of the U.S.A. He has previously served as the Secretary/Administrator of the Publications Committee of the History Department, University of Cape Coast, a Member of the Grants Proposal writing team of the Department of History, U.C.C., a Member of Programs’ Accreditation Committee of the Department of History, U.C.C., a Counsellor for third year undergraduate history students at the university of Cape Coast and Patron of the History Students Association of the University of Cape Coast, between 2016 and 2020. He has a number of publications to his credit (a book, an article and three academic modules in History for distance education students at the College of Distance Education, University of Cape Coast).  He is currently a PhD candidate at the Department of History, Carleton, University, Canada, where he researches into colonial environmental protection legislations in the Gold Coast’s gold mining industry.