George M. Bob-Milliar, Associate Professor in the Department of History and Political Studies, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi-Ghana.
George has been involved in research, teaching, and mentoring students at all levels. He trained as an interdisciplinary scholar. Consequently, his research lies at the intersection of three disciplines – political science, history & development studies. His research focuses on electoral politics in Ghana, informal institutions, social/political history, and African Diaspora, among others. He published in the top-ranked journals in his field of specialization. And he has been supported by numerous grants and fellowships. He is currently an adjunct professor of African Studies at the University of Copenhagen. He has been visiting fellow at the University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, Uganda’s Makerere University, and the Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS). He received the maiden African Author Prize for the best article published in African Affairs by an author based in an African institution (2010) and a prize for his contribution to research on African policy issues from the Centre for International Governance Innovation, 2012. He edits African Affairs, African Economic History, and Contemporary Journal of African Studies and sits on the editorial boards of several other reputable journals.