Valley View University   


Martin Kudwo Akotey
HoD Developement Studies
Department of Development Studies, Valley View University, P.O Box AF 595, Adentan, Accra
233 (0) 244368759
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Senior Member

Development Studies   

Head of Department    

A Senior Lecturer and Researcher in Governance and Development at the Department of Development Studies with research focus in Decentralisation and Local Governance. Besides close to fifteen years of teaching at the University, he also possesses about twelve years of experience in Academic Leadership and Administration. Also possess more than seven years experience of Managing Development Projects as Project Facilitator and also consulted for international organizations, District Assemblies etc.      

"1. 2013 - 2017:  PhD in Sociology, University of Ghana, Accra - Ghana

2. 2005 - 2007: MSc Development Planning and Management, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi - Ghana

3. 1995 - 1999 : BSc in Development Planning

1.Twelve years of Lectureship at the University

2. Seven years of Headship at the Department of Development Studies

3. Two years as Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

4. Five years as Coordinator of the Valley View University and Andrews University (USA) Master of Science in International Development program

5. Five years as Project Facilitator to the Government Accountability Improves Trust(GAIT) Program(USAID Funded)

6. Two years as Project Officer at ADRA, Ghana Office.

7. Offered Consulting services for UN Agencies, CLUSA, and District Assemblies in Ghana

8. Twelve years of service as elected representative(unpaid) at the Jasikan District Assembly

9. About ten years of unpaid representative of Convocation at the VVU University Council and Relevant Subcommittees

10. Served in several Committees at the District Assembly including Development Planning, Finance and Administration, Executive Committee, Works, Public Relations and Complaints and Social Services

       DAAD Scholar (2005 - 2007)

1. Ghana Institute of Planners

2. Commonwealth Association of Planners

3. Ghana Sociological and Anthropological Association

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