Dr. Stephen Adaawen


  • Alumni


Core Research Programme

Research interests:

Migration, Mobility, Climate Change, Rural Livelihoods, Gender, Development

Programs and Research Projects:

  • 4.1 Population Dynamics
  • 1.2 Seasonal Weather Forecasting

Professional experience:

Since 2016: Independent Researcher, Consultant

Sept. - Dec. 2015: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology, Bremen, Germany

2011-2015: Junior Researcher, Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn

2007-2009: Research and Administrative Assistant, Center for Migration Studies, University of Ghana, Legon-Accra

2006-2007: Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Geography, University of Ghana, Legon-Accra

Education & Training:

2015: Dr. Rer. Nat.: Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Germany
Doctoral thesis: Narratives of Migration - Complex Answers of a Society in Transformation, Ghana

2011: MPhil Development Studies: Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim-Norway

2009: MA Population Studies, Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana, Legon-Accra

2006: BA, Geography and Resource Development, & Sociology, University of Ghana, Legon-Accra

Other affiliations:

Member of COST Action Group: Climate Change and Migration