Emmanuel K. AkyeampongProfessor of History and African and African American Studies at the Harvard University Center for African Studies
Professor Emmanuel K. Akyeampong is the Ellen Gurney professor of History and of African and African American Studies and serves as the Oppenheimer Faculty Director for the Harvard University Center for African Studies. He is a fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a Corresponding Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (UK). He serves as the president of the African Public Broadcasting Foundation (US), a partnership of academic researchers, African broadcasters and African producers dedicated to the production of development-oriented programs for broadcast on television, radio and the Internet. He is a co-founder and director of the International Institute for the Advanced Study of Cultures, Institutions and Economic Enterprise based in Accra, Ghana.