Dr. John Kwame Boateng, (Legon)

Dr. John Kwame Boateng graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a PhD in Demography/Extension Education and MS in Horticulture.

He also holds MSc and BSc in Agriculture from the University of Ghana. He initially taught at the University of the Wisconsin, before moving to University of Ghana as a lecturer in February, 2013.



  • Adomako Ampofo, Akosua and John Boateng. (2009). Socialisation of Children in Ghana:Parents Teaching Methods. In Adomako Ampofo, Akosua and Mary Esther Kropp Dakubu(eds). Issues of Teaching and Learning in Ghana. Legon: Institute of African Studies,University of Ghana
  • Boateng, J.K., Flanagan, C. (2008). Women's Access to Health Care in Ghana: Effects of Education, Residence, Lineage and Self-Determination. Biodemography and Social
  • Biology; 1948-5573, Volume 54, Issue 1, pp 56-73.
  • Adomako Ampofo, Akosua and John Boateng. (2007) "Multiple Meanings of Manhood Among Boys in Ghana." In Ratele, Kopano, Tammy Shefer (eds.) Men and Masculinities. Cape Town Press
  • Adomako Ampofo, Akosua and John Boateng. (2007) "Understanding Masculinities; Empowering Women: What Have Boys got to do with it?" In Elliot, Carolyn. (ed) Gender Issues, New York Routledge
  • Boateng, J.K. (2006, May). Family structure and process correlates of adolescents' Schooling Bebehavior. Poster Presentation at the Northeast Alliance Conference for Graduate Education and the Professoriate Annual Meeting and Science Day, The Nittay Lion Inn, The Pennsylvania State University.
  • Boateng, J. K. (2005, March). Does education make men in Sub-Saharan Africa more receptive to women's use of contraception? Paper presented at the PAA Annual Conference in Philadelphia.