Dr. Cecilia Addei

ACADEMIC DEGREES EARNED

  1. PhD (English),2017
  2. M.A. (Comparative Literature),2002
  3. B. Ed (Arts), 1998
  4. G. C. E.  A-Level, 1993
  5. G. C. E.  O-Level, 1991

 

INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED

  1. University of the Western Cape, South Africa, (2014 - 2017)
  2. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, (1999 – 2002)
  3. University of Cape Coast, (1994 – 1998)
  4. St. Monica’s Sec. School, Mampong, Ashanti, Ghana, (1991 – 1993)
  5. St. Monica’s Sec. School, Mampong, Ashanti, Ghana, (1986 – 1991)

 

PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIP

  1. Member, African Literature Association (MALA), (2008)
  2. Member Ghana Institute of Management (MGIM), (2011)
  3. Member, International Research and Development Institute, (2011)

 

AWARDS

  1. Ghana Government Scholarship, MA, Comparative Literature KNUST Kumasi, 1999.
  2. Ghana Government Scholarship, B.Ed degree in Arts at UCC, Cape Coast, 1998
  3. Best Student in Literature (Upper Six), St. Monica’s Secondary School,(1993)

 

ACADEMIC RANK HELD

  1. August 2007 – August 2011: I held the position of a Lecturer at the Department of Mining Engineering (English Section), UMaT.
  2. September 2011 – Date: I have held the position of a Lecturer at the Centre for Communication and Entrepreneurship Skills (CENCES) UMaT.

 

SUBJECTS TAUGHT

  1. Communication Skills
  2. Literature in English

 

OTHER PROFESSIONALLY RELATED EXPERIENCE

  1. February, 2007 – October, 2007: I was appointed as the Head, Liberal Studies Department, Takoradi Polytechnic.
  2. October 2003 – October 2007: I served as a Lecturer at Takoradi Polytechnic where I taught Communication Skills and Secretarial English.
  3. 2003- Date: I have served as a Course Tutor in English for the Centre for Continuing Education, University of Cape Coast.
  4. August 2000 – May 2001: I served as a Demonstrator at the Department of English (KNUST) where I taught communication Skills.
  5. September 1999 – October 2003: I taught English Language, Literature in English and English Methodology at Wesley College, Kumasi
  6. Participant, 38th Graduate Study Programme, United Nations Information Service, Geneva, Switzerland, July, 2000.
  7. Participant, Workshop on the preparation and use of Teaching and Learning Materials held at Akrokerri Teacher Training College, organised by International Foundation for Education and Self – Help (IFESH) and Improving Learning through Partnerships (ILP), February 2001.
  8. Participant, Residual Workshop on Teaching English as a Second Language with emphasis on Reading organised by Improving Learning through Partnership held at St. Louis Teaching Training College, Kumasi, April 2003.
  9. Participant, Workshop on Curriculum Development organised by Institute of Educational Planning and Administration held at Takoradi Polytechnic, August 2004.
  10. Participant, Workshop on the Preparation of Lecture notes held at UMaT.

 

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Addei, C. and Osei, C. E., Annin, F. (2013), “Ngugi and Post Colonial Africa: History, Politics and Morality in Petals of Blood and Matigari”, International Journal of Scientific and Technology Research, Vol. 2, Issue 9, pp. 164 – 171.
  2. Sanka, C. G. and Addei, C. (2013), “Comedy as a Way of Correcting the Ills of Society: A Critical Reading of Wole Soyinka’s The Trials of Brother Jero and Harold Pinter’s The Caretakers”, International Journal of Scientific and Technology Research, Vol. 2, Issue 9, pp. 20 – 26.
  3. Sanka, C. G., Annin, F. and Addei, C. (2013), “Ama Ata Aidoo and the Akan Culture: A Critique of The Dilemma of a Ghost and Anowa”, International Journal of Scientific and Technology Research, Vol. 2, Issue 9, pp. 89 – 95.
  4. Osei, C. E. and Addei, C. (2012), “Literature and the African Culture: A Study of The Dilemma of a Ghost and The Marriage of Anansewa”, Current Research Journal of Social, Sciences, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 34 - 44.
  5. Addei, C. and Osei, C. E. (2012), “The Position of Women in Greek and African Culture: A Study of Aristophanes’ Lysistrata and Rotimi’s our Husband has Gone Mad Again”, Current Research Journal of Social, Sciences,Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 207 - 212.
  6. Addei, C. and Amankwah, R. K. (2011), “Myths and Superstition in the Small Scale Gold Mining Industry of Ghana”, Research Journal of Environmental and Earth Science, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 249 - 245.
  7. Kakraba, A. D. and Addei, C. (2011), “Reunification and the Search for the African Identity in Armah’s Osiris Rising and KMT”, Current Research Journal of Social, Sciences, Vol. 3, No. 5, pp. 426 - 431.
  8. Addei, C. and Addei, I. (2010), “Celebration of African Women in Proverbs, Wise Saying and Folktales: An Example of Akan Tradition in Ghana”, Journal of Communication and Culture, Vol. 1, No .3, pp. 1 - 13.

 

CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

  1. Osei, C. E., and, Addei, C. (2012), ‘The Effects of Child Abuse on the Victims and the Community – A Critical Analysis of Amma Darko’s Faceless and Lawrence Darmani’s Grief Child”, Proceedings of the Second Biennial UMaT International Conference on Mining & Mineral Processing, Expanding the Frontiers of Mining Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana, pp. 97 - 109.
  2. Addei, I., Addei, C. and Broni-Bediako, E. (2010), ‘The Oil and Gas Find at Cape Three Points-Expectations of the Neigbouring Communities’, Proceedings of the First Biennial UMaT International Conference on Mining & Mineral Processing, Expanding the Frontiers of Mining Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana, pp. 1 - 12.

 

RECORD OF SERVICE

  1. Non Professorial Convocation Representative – UMaT University Council, (2012-2014)
  2. Quiz Mistress, UMaT Diamond Jubilee Inter – Departmental Quiz, April, 2012.
  3. Judge, UMaT Local NUGS, “Jaw – Jaw Debate, October, 2011.
  4. Resource Person, Seminar for all Fresh Women (Students) of the 2011/2012 Academic Year, UMaT, Tarkwa, September, 2011.
  5. Returning Officer, UMaT Senior Hall Tutor Elections for 2011/2012 Academic Year.
  6. Member, Committee to Evaluate the Modelling of Examination Scores of UMaT, Tarkwa, February, 2011.
  7. Departmental Examinations Officer, Mining Engineering Department, UMaT, Tarkwa, July, 2010.
  8. Departmental Examinations Officer, Mining Engineering Department, UMaT, Tarkwa, July, 2009.
  9. Member, Committee set up by the Academic Board to prepare reference material for the Conduct of Examinations at UMaT, Tarkwa, October, 2008.
  10. Course Lecturer, Short Course in Mathematics and English for International Students, May, 2008 - date.
  11. Club Patron, UMaT HIV/AIDS Peer Educators Club, 26th October, 2011.
  12. Vice Chairperson, UMaT Basic School P. T. A., September, 2010.
  13. Motivational Speaker on the Topic “Improving Educational Standards in the Nzema East Municipality”, 8th April, 2009.
  14. Resource Person on the Topic “Improving the Girl-Child Education in the Nzema East Municipality”, 21st June, 2010.
  15. Judge, Independence Day Debate for the Senior High Schools in the Ahanta West District, 25th January, 2011.
  16. Facilitator, Career Guidance and Counselling Programme for Junior High School in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality, 2nd November, 2011.
  17. Resource Person, Capacity Building Workshop on Reading for Basic School Teachers in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality, 23rd May, 2012.
  18. Facilitator, Career Guidance and Counselling Programme for Junior High School in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality, 5th September, 2012.
  19. Member, Ghana Institute of Management since April, 2011.
  20. Co-opted member, National Executive Committee of UTAG, 15th March, 2012.
  21. Senior Course Tutor, Centre for Continuing Education, UCC, Cape Coast, 2003-date.
  22. Chairperson, Food and Beverages Sub-Committee of LOC, Second UMaT International Conference on Mining and Mineral Processing, 5th July 2012.
  23. Member/Secretary, Accommodation Sub-Committee of LOC, First UMaT International Conference on Mining and Mineral Processing, 28th October 2010.
  24. Member, African Literature Association (ALA) since 2008.
  25. Member, International Research and Development Institute, Research and Development Network since June, 2011.