Independent Minds, Working Together
Francis Wiafe-Amoako

Francis Wiafe-Amoako

Visiting Professor in Africana Studies and Political Science 2014-15

Department/Affiliation: Africana Studies, Political Science
Phone: 330-287-1981
Office Address: 105 Kauke Hall (Semester I), 106 Kauke Hall (Semester II)


  • B.A., Cape Coast University, 1994
  • M.A., East Stroudsburg University, 2002
  • M.A., Binghamton University, 2007
  • Ph.D., Howard University, 2010

Selected Courses Taught

  • African Politics
  • Africana and Diaspora Studies
  • Peace Negotiation in Africa
  • International Relations
  • Comparative Political Institutions
  • American Foreign Policy


Human Security and Sierra Leone’s Post-conflict Development, Lexington Books, July 2014.

Research Interests

  • International Security
  • Migration and Security
  • Human Security
  • Institutional Development in Weak States