Department of English
Dr. Theresah Addai-Mununkum (nee Ennin) is a Senior Lecturer of African Literature at the Department of English, College of Humanities and Legal Studies at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana where she teaches and engages in research. She is also the Coordinator for Advocacy and Research at the Centre for Gender Research, Advocacy and Documentation (CEGRAD) at UCC. She obtained her PhD in African Languages and Literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the USA where she was a Fulbright Scholar. She had her Master of Philosophy degree in English from the University of Cape Coast in 2001 as well as her Bachelor of Education from the same university.
Currently, she is a member of the African Literature Association, USA and The African Studies Association, USA. Her academic awards include a ACLS/African Humanities Program Fellowship 2014/2015, A Fulbright-Weston Award for Best Student Sun-Saharan Africa, 2009 and A Mellon-Wisconsin Fellowship in 2013. Dr. Addai-Mununkum has published in Journals such as the West Africa Review, Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men, and the African Studies Quarterly.