Paul Opoku-Mensah, Ph.D. (Ghana)

Executive Director, Ghana Institute of Linguistics, Literacy and Bible Translation (GILLBT), Ghana

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 2004
  • M.Phil., University of Trondheim, Norway
  • M.A. Coursework in Policy Studies, Johns Hopkins University, 1997–1998
  • B.A. (Hons), University of Ghana


Current position

  • Executive Director, Ghana Institute of Linguistics, Literacy and Bible Translation (GILLBT), Ghana, 2010–present
     

Other experience

  • International Philanthropy Fellow; Johns Hopkins University, 
  • Associate Professor, Aalborg University, Denmark, 2005–2010
  • Research Coordinator, University of Bergen, Norway, 2001–2009
  • Research Fellow, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 1999–2001
  • Junior Research Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 1997–1998
  • University Relations Officer, GILLBT
  • Board of SIL LEAD, 2012–2016
  • Board Member, International Society for Third Sector Research
  • Board Member, Language Centre, University of Ghana
  • Board Member, Norwegian Association for Development Research
  • Chair, Forum For Bible Agencies-Ghana (FOBA-Ghana)
  • National Convener, Language Policy in Education for Ghana
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