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Kobina Ofosu-Donkoh

Official Title: 
Lecturer

Kobina is originally from Ghana in West Africa. He came to the US for graduate studies.

Experience:

  • United Ghanaian Community Church (PCUSA), Philadelphia, PA Founder and Pastor – 1995 to Present
  • Presbyterian Church of Ghana Pastor – June 1984 to August 1989 
  • 1995 to present: Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced Twi (AFST/LING 490/491), University of Pennsylvania
  • 1995 to Present: Studies in Race and Race Relations (R 050) – College English Composition (ENG 050/051),
  • 1991 to Present:Introduction to Academic Discourse (ENG 40/41)
  • 1993 to 1999 : World Religions (REL 053) –
  • 1993 to 1997 : Academic Skills (RCC-ESC) –
Education: 
  • Ph.D., Comparative Religion and Philosophy, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • M.A , World Religions, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA M.A., Theology, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Diploma in Theology, Trinity Theological Seminary, Legon-Accra, Ghana
Research Interests: 
Legitimizing Human Rights in African Religious and Philosophical Thought
Courses Taught: 
  • AFST 470-680 Elementary Twi
  • AFST 471-680 Intermediate Twi
  • AFST 471-680 Advanced Twi
Other Affiliations: 
  • Member, American Academy of Religion
  • Member, African Studies Association