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Kwaku Nti


Kwaku Nti was born and raised in Ghana, West Africa. He earned his B.A. (Hons) and M. Phil degrees from University of Ghana, Legon, where he also worked as a lecturer in the Department of History between 2000 and 2003. He equally holds Post Graduate Certificate in Education (P.G.C.E.) from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana.

In the United States, he attended Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, and Michigan State University, East Lansing, where he earned an M.A. (2005) and Ph.D. (2011) respectively. Dr. Nti is an Associate Professor teaching African and World History courses.

Affiliate Classes:

  • HIST 3530 History of Africa to 1800
    • An introduction to the past of Africa and the direction in which societies on the continent moved prior to the eventful European colonization. The course gives students an experience of pre-European African societies, cultures, and civilizations.
  • HIST 3531 History of Africa since 1800
    • Colonial to Contemporary Times takes students on an intellectual, informative, and experiential journey of the past of the continent with an interface between intriguing themes such as Afro-pessimism and Afro-optimism.
  • HIST 3020 The African Diaspora
    • Rooted within the framework of the rapidly expanding International Migration Studies, HIST 3020 African Diaspora introduces students to the composition as well as ever changing nature of the spread and experiences of peoples of African descent and contemporary Africans all over the globe.

Last updated: 7/21/2022