Annabella Saikoom-Dadzie (She/Her)
Global politics, the welfare state, socio-economic development, sub-Saharan Africa
I seek to conduct a comprehensive exploration of sub-Saharan Africa's role within the global framework. My particular emphasis lies in dissecting the dynamics of the welfare state and the broader socio-economic progress unfolding across this pivotal region. I am resolutely committed to delving into the intricate interplay between sub-Saharan Africa and Western superpowers, scrutinizing its profound implications on the region's socio-economic advancement, especially in terms of enhancing grassroots livelihoods.
By methodically examining the multifaceted dimensions of sub-Saharan Africa's interaction with Western superpowers, my research endeavors to unearth the intricate mechanisms that propel or impede its socio-economic growth. Through this analysis, I intend to shed light on the transformative potential of these interactions in reshaping the region's welfare landscape. My ultimate goal is to contribute to a more nuanced understanding of how global dynamics can be harnessed to foster sustainable development and uplift the lives of those at the grassroots level within sub-Saharan Africa.
BA University of Ghana
MA Ohio University
July 2021 – July 2022 Case manager (Qualified Mental Health Specialist) Homefull Inc., Columbus Ohio, USA
August 2018 – May 2019 Teaching and Research Assistant Political Science Department, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
August 2019 – May 2021 Graduate and Research Assistant Political Science Department, Ohio University, Athens, OH
2015 – 2018 Program Coordinator Rural Development and Education Program St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Charismatic Renewal Group Accra, Ghana