Ama Boafo - Arthur (PhD) has a background in Sociology and Development Studies. She has a Bachelor’s and MPhil degree in Sociology from the University of Ghana. She also has an MPhil in Development Studies from Cambridge University in the UK, and pursued her PhD in Development Studies at the Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research (ISSER) at the University of Ghana.
Ama Boafo-Arthur is a faculty member and the coordinator for Student Support and Advisory Services at the Department of Distance Education. She is a dedicated, resourceful, and goal-driven professional and has a passion for support services with a commitment to the social and academic growth and development of students, youth, and young adults.
This is reflected in her research interests which include sexual abuse, adolescence and youth studies, reproductive health, and childhood studies.
Her greatest desire is to help support, and to create an environment free from abuse and intimidation, and an open access to information for all, thus advocacy and education of all is paramount in helping to change the old order in Ghana and beyond.