University of Cape Coast

Prof. Francis Eric Amuquandoh is a Professor of Tourism at the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, University of Cape Coast. He holds a Diploma in War Studies from Ghana Military Academy, a Diploma in Education, a Bachelor of Art Degree in Tourism and a Master of Philosophy Degree in Tourism all from the University of Cape Coast. He has professional Masters in Geoinformation Science and Observation from International Institute of Aerospace and Earth Science, Enschede, The Netherlands and a PhD in Tourism from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow and University of Cape Coast, (split site).

He is a commonwealth Fellow, United Nations Remote Sensing Training Educators, an Aluminus of the Galilee International Management Institute, Israel and Visiting Professor of Department of Hospitality and Tourism, University of Surrey, UK, in 2013. He was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in 2011 and became a full Professor in 2016. He has risen through the ranks serving as Head of Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management (2010-2014), Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences (2014-2018) and currently, the Acting Provost of College of Humanities and Legal Studies, University of Cape Coast.

His research interests are in Food Tourism, Ecotourism, Volunteer tourism, Community and Tourism. He was a resource editor for Annals of Tourism Research from 2010-2018 and currently an editorial Board member of Oguaa Social Sciences Journal and  a member of the Advisory Board of Takoradi Technical University Journal of Technology. Prof. Francis Eric Amuquandoh is married to Miss Victoria Kwenin and they have three children.