Professor Stephen Kweku Asare is a D&D Fellow in Public Law and Justice at CDD-Ghana. A KPMG Professor in accounting at the Fisher School of Accounting, Professor Asare is better known in Ghana as a public intellectual and scholar-activist whose contributions and activism, including as plaintiff in a number of precedent-setting cases before the Supreme Court of Ghana, are helping to push the frontiers of governance and the rule of law, particularly in the area of constitutional law and practice.
A graduate of the University of Ghana, Professor Asare also holds a Juris Doctor (cum laude) from the University of Florida, a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona, and an M.B.A. from Baylor University. He has taught for more than three decades at various universities, including the University of Florida, Nyenrode Business University, Netherlands, University of International Business and Economics, China, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), and the Norwegian School of Economics, Norway. In addition to law and governance in Ghana, Professor Asare’s other areas of scholarly interest include accounting, auditing, and organizational behavior. He has published extensively in his field.