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Theresah Patrine Ennin

Senior Lecturer in English, University of Cape Coast

Theresah Patrine Ennin is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of English, College of Humanities and Legal Studies at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, where she teaches and engages in research in African literature, Literary theory, Masculinities, and Literary and artistic constructions of gender and sex. She is also a research fellow at the University of South Africa, UNISA. She obtained her PhD in African Languages and Literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2013 in the USA where she was a Fulbright Scholar. Currently, she is a member of the African Literature Association, the African Studies Association and the Modern Languages Association. Her academic awards include an ASA Presidential Fellows Award and an ACLS/African Humanities Program Fellowship. She has been a guest speaker at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa, The University of South Africa and Iowa State University in the USA, and she has published in Journals such as the West Africa Review, Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men, Research in African Literatures and the African Studies Quarterly. Dr Ennin is the author of the book, Men Across Time: Contesting Masculinities in Ghanaian Fiction and Film (2022), published by NISC.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in English, University of Cape Coast