Jemima Asabea Anderson is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of English, University of Ghana, Legon. She holds PhD and MPhil degrees in English from the University of Ghana and an MA in General Linguistics from Indiana University, Bloomington, USA. Dr. Anderson has been a facilitator for PADA Schools since 2015. She is a fellow, senior scholar, and reviewer for the African Humanities Fellowship Program (AHP) of the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). She has served as Assistant to the Associate Director of the African Humanities Program- (East and West Africa) since 2013. As Assistant to the Associate Director, she has worked with and mentored several PhD students and post-Doctoral fellows from Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda, South Africa, and Tanzania. She also serves as a Residency Coordinator for one of the two African Humanities Program Residency sites in Ghana which hosts doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows from Nigerian, Uganda, South Africa, and Tanzania. From 2014- 2015, she was a Visiting Scholar at Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA. She was also a William Fulbright Fellow at Indiana University, Bloomington, USA and a Visiting Scholar at Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany. She was also an African Studies Association Presidential Fellow in 2012 and a fellow of the Academy of Korean Studies in1998.
Dr. Anderson’s research interests are in the areas of Pragmatics and Sociolinguistics. She is a life member of the International Association of World Englishes (IAWE), a member of International Pragmatics Association (IPrA), African Pragmatics Association (APrA) and the Linguistics Association of Ghana (LAG). She serves on several boards and committees both in the University of Ghana and outside the University.
Collins Badu AGYEMANG is a Lecturer and a Licensed Organizational Psychologist at the Department of Psychology, University of Ghana, Legon. He did his PhD in Applied Psychology from the University of Ghana. He has done research on emotions and how they affect peoples’ behavioural patterns in their everyday life.
He is reasonably published and has taught and supervised graduate students in multiple higher education institutions in Ghana. As a PADA faculty, he handles ‘emotional intelligence and work-life integration for the PhD journey. He is currently a Visiting Courtesy Professor to the Department of Psychology, University of South Florida (Tampa Campus), USA. He has a rich industry experience and has been a consultant to many corporate organizations in Ghana and abroad. Collins is a Resource Person of the Institute of Human Resource Management Practitioners, Ghana and Lead Psychologist to National Science and Maths Quiz (Prime Time- Ghana Education Sponsored Competition). He is an Executive Board Member and the National Vice-President of Ghana Psychological Association. He is free, fair and firm. Collins is organised, approachable and endeavour to refresh all clients he serves. Humility is his highest qualification.
Kobina Brako Markin is a graduate of the University of Ghana with a BA in Psychology with Adult Education and Human Resource Studies. During the last two years of his undergraduate studies, Kobina served as a member of the JTN Yankah Hall Congress and an executive of the University Christian Fellowship respectively. He provides administrative support to PADA.
Irene Boadum Ahiale is a graduate of the University of Ghana with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Russian. She provides administrative support to PADA.