Nicholas Obeng Agyekum is a Ghanaian researcher who holds a Master of Philosophy Degree in Ghanaian Language Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in Twi Education from the University of Education Winneba. He has taught Akan (Twi) at the Basic Education Level, College of Education Level and at the University. He was a lecturer at the Department of Akan-Nzema Education, Faculty of Ghanaian Languages Education at the University of Education Winneba. He has also served as a language expert, Translator and National Core Trainer for USAID-LEARNING and the Bureau of Ghanaian Languages. He has been teaching and researching in Akan Linguistics, Language Teaching and Language Policy of Education. He has three published books in Akan (Twi) centering on the Principles and Rules of Writing Twi, Essay Writing and Composition and Poem and Poetry Analysis. He is pursuing a PhD in Linguistics at IU. His research areas include Akan (Twi) Linguistics, Language Teaching, Multilingualism and Language Contact, Sociolinguistics and Onomastics. He enjoys storytelling, poetry, counselling and motivation. His watch word is God fearing, Humility and Perseverance.
Nicholas Obeng Agyekum
Graduate Student, Folklore & Ethnomusicology
Associate Instructor (Akan-Twi), African Studies Program