E. Gyimah-Boadi Biography

Dr E. Gyimah-Boadi received his PhD from the University of California.

He is the Executive Director of Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), in Accra, Ghana, and co-director of the Afrobarometer, a survey project tracking public opinion on democratic and economic reforms in 18 African countries. E. Gyimah-Boadi is also a professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Ghana, Legon. He is a member of the Research Council of the International Forum for Democratic Studies, the Editorial Board of the Journal of Democracy, International Advisory Board of Development Policy Review, International Journal for Transitional Justice, the Board of the International Center for Transitional Justice, and the Governing Council of the Ghana chapter of Transparency International. He has taught at institutions in the USA including Dartmouth College, the School of International Service at the American University, and the School of Advanced International Studies at the Johns Hopkins University. He is a former visiting fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center and the National Endowment for Democracy. His recent publications include Democratic Reform in Africa: The Quality of Progress. He leads APPP's Parliamentarians research stream.

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