- 2015 Federal Election
‘Critical’ decision by UBCO
Wisdom Tettey has been appointed dean of the faculty of creative and critical studies at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus.
Tettey holds a bachelor’s degree (honors) in political science and Russian and a graduate diploma in communication studies from the University of Ghana, as well as a master’s degree in political science from UBC; and a PhD in political science from Queen’s University.
Upon completion of his doctorate, Tettey joined the University of Calgary as an assistant professor.
He is currently a professor in the department of communication and culture at U of C and has held various positions, including two years as interim dean of the faculty of communication and culture.
Prior to accepting his appointment at UBC, Tettey was associate dean-designate for interdisciplinarity in the faculty of arts at the U of C.
“I am looking forward to not only sharing what I have learned with UBC Okanagan, but continuing to learn from the faculty and students,” said Tettey.
“Coming to the Okanagan is a wonderful opportunity.”
Tettey has been a Killam resident fellow at the U of C (2004) and a visiting research fellow at the Ghana Centre for Democratic Development from January to July, 2006).
“Wisdom brings a broad perspective and wealth of knowledge that will make a strong faculty even greater,” said UBCO Doug Owram.