University of Cape Coast

Dr. Theresah Patrine Ennin is a Senior Lecturer of 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  served as the Coordinator for Advocacy and Research at the Centre for Gender Research, Advocacy and Documentation (CEGRAD) at UCC from 2019 to 2023. . 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, Modern Languages Association and The African Studies Association, USA.  Her academic awards include an ASA Presidential Fellowship Award 2018, an ACLS/African Humanities Program Fellowship 2015, A Fulbright-Weston Award for Best Student Sun-Saharan Africa, 2009 and A Mellon-Wisconsin Fellowship in 2013. Dr. Ennin has published in Journals such as the West Africa Review, Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men, and Research in African Literatures. She is also the author of the book, Men Across Time: Contesting Masculinities in Ghanaian Film and Fiction.