University of Cape Coast

Prof. Samuel Awuah-Nyamekye is Associate Professor of Religion and Environment in the Department of Religion and Human Values in the University of Cape Coast in Ghana, where he also received his MPhil, BA, and Diploma in Education. Awuah-Nyamekye holds a PhD from the School of Philosophy, Religion and the History of Science of the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom. Awuah-Nyamekye in addition, has a certificate in HIV/AIDS Counselling and Care Giving from the University of Ghana. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Cambridge Scholars Publishers in the United Kingdom and also on the Advisory Board of Counterpoint: Navigating Knowledge, an Interdisciplinary Research Hub based in Berlin, Germany. He is a member of the following academic associations: the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE), the International Society for Environmental Ethics (ISEE) (Ghana’s Rep) and the International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture (ISSRNC). His current research interests are focused on religion and environment, environmental ethics, religion and development, religion and politics, and women and religion. Awuah-Nyamekye has written and published two books and has co-edited two others. He has authored several articles in internationally esteemed scholarly journals and has presented papers at several international conferences. He is currently, the Editor-in-Chief of the Oguaa Journal of Religion and Human Values (OJORHV), an official journal of the Department of Religion and Human Values.