Department of Political Science

Krawczyk named Fellow at the Ghana Center for Democratic Development

Published on Sep 30, 2019

Kelly Ann Krawczyk

Dr. Kelly Ann Krawczyk, associate professor and Ph.D. Program Director in the Department of Political Science, has been named a Democracy & Development Fellow at the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), with an initial appointment of two years (September 2019 - September 2021). 

CDD-Ghana has five broad program areas in which they work. Krawczyk will be a Fellow in the area of Political & Constitutional Governance, specifically surrounding African elections, including election observation, election management & accountability, electoral body management, and electoral commissions. She will also be working in the Civil Society program area, including regulatory environment & civic space, and the role of civil society in civic engagement and elections. 

Krawczyk’s work at CDD-Ghana dovetails with her research expertise in civil society and democracy in West Africa. As a Fellow, Krawczyk will be contributing to the intellectual life of CDD-Ghana, by engaging in academic and policy research, giving public lectures and/or participating in public roundtables, as well as by pursuing her own academic research. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on a wide-range of nonprofit topics, including Nonprofit Law & Governance, Nonprofit Management, and International Nongovernmental Organizations. She also teaches graduate courses in public administration in the MPA and Ph.D. programs. 

The CDD-Ghana is an independent, not-for-profit research and advocacy think tank, working to advance democracy, good governance, and inclusive economic growth. Their Democracy and Development (D & D) Fellows program brings on board scholars and researchers based in Ghana or the diaspora, whose current work and area of expertise align with CDD-Ghana's policy, research, and programmatic focus.

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