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Elijah Eshun
Elijah Eshun
Doctor of Public Administration

Hometown: Abeadze Kyeakor, Central Region-Ghana

Undergraduate Institution and Major: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Political Science

Graduate Institution and Major: Eastern Illinois University, MA Political Science and Government

Bio: Elijah is a Political Scientist and a Public Servant and has served in various public and private institutions in Ghana. Elijah worked as an assistant project coordinator at the Forestry Commission of Ghana, Winniba District Office- Central region. In this role, Elijah served as an assistant to the project manager, conducted research, and prepared reports, presentations, and briefs. Elijah has also served as a tutor at Kwanyanko Senior High School, where he taught Government. 

Elijah is currently a co-founder of the Fortune Club for Boys & Girls. Fortune Club for Boys & Girls is a community service organization that engages in advocacy, leadership training for youth, women’s empowerment and charity.

Relevant Professional Experience: Assistant Project Coordinator, Forestry Commission, Winniba District Office, Central Region-Ghana

Research interests: Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) for delivering infrastructure, Small and Medium Enterprises’ participation in Public-Private Partnerships, and examining the role of PPPs in the development of digital infrastructure.

Professional Affiliations: Civil and Local Government Staff Association, Ghana-member, National Association of Graduate Teachers, Ghana-member, Midwest Political Science Association-member, Michigan Political Science Association-member.

Volunteer Activities: Co-founder, Fortune Club, Volunteer Teacher, Compassion Ghana International.