Profile of Prof. Kwaku Adutwum Ayim Boakye
Prof. Kwaku Adutwum Ayim Boakye
Prof. Kwaku Adutwum Ayim Boakye is a Professor of Tourism and Hospitality Management at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana where he currently serves as the Dean for International Relations. Prof. Boakye holds a PhD (2008) in Tourism from the University of Cape Coast and a Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Operations (2004) from the Georgia State University, Atlanta USA. He has previously been Head, Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management and Vice Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences, both in University of Cape Coast.
He brings to the position more than 20 years of experience as a lecturer, scholar, administrator and entrepreneur. Prof Boakye has played key roles on a number of projects/ committees for the Government of Ghana and other International Organizations on tourism and hospitality development. Prof. Boakye has also worked internationally, having worked as a visiting Senior Fulbright Research Scholar in the United States of America and undertaken several working visits to Universities in United Kingdom, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Botswana and Nigeria as a visiting Professor, conference speaker or trainer.
He is also external examiner for numerous universities in Ghana, Africa and Europe and is a reviewer for various Scopus-indexed academic journals in tourism. He has so far successfully supervised more than 35 postgraduate students (PhD and M.Phil). Prof Boakye is a Christian and is married with two children.