Rodney Nkrumah

Rodney is a first- year Social Work PhD candidate at McGill University. He holds a Master of Arts in Governance and Civil Society from the University of Osnabrueck, Germany, and a Master of Philosophy in Social Work from the University of Ghana. His research interests include social justice and social development, and the relationship between social-spending policies and the welfare of underserved population groups.

Rodney has previously researched how formal and traditional protection arrangements affect the care of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) in Ghana. His current interest is in investigating the barriers vulnerable children face in accessing educational opportunities, and how extant protection policies and programmes facilitate equality in the educational sector for vulnerable children in Developing countries.

Contact: rodney.nkrumah [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Email)