Dr. John Osae-Kwapong is a D&D Fellow in the field of the Politics of Development at CDD-Ghana. Well known in Ghanaian civic and social media communities for his interest in research methods and data-based policy analysis, Dr. Osae-Kwapong holds a Ph.D. in political science from George Mason University, Virginia, U.S.A, a master’s degree in public administration with a concentration in public policy from Clark Atlanta University, and a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Houghton College.
His areas of research interest include political economy, state and society relations, democratization, and bureaucratic politics. In the past 12 years, he has served as an institutional effectiveness administrator with a number of universities including University of Findlay, Columbia University and Lord Fairfax Community College. He currently serves as the Assistant Dean of Assessment and Accreditation in the School of Education at Hofstra University.