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Assistant Teaching Professor

Akua Twumasi is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at Northeastern University. She holds a PhD in public administration from North Carolina State University. She graduated with a master’s degree in public policy and administration from Mississippi State University. She also earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Political Science from the University of Ghana. Akua is originally from Ghana, West Africa.

Most of her teaching at Northeastern focuses on core courses such as Principles of Public Administration and Institutional Leadership and the Public Manager, as well as elective courses that focus on nonprofit management. Her research interests include nonprofit and African NGO management and leadership. She is also passionate about women issues, development, and women empowerment.

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