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Paul K Ankomah

Part-Time Instructor

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
College
College of Health & Human Sciences

Department
Kinesiology

Contact
Corbett Sports Center Rm. 205
Education
B.A.Geography / University of Ghana
PostBaccalaureateCertificateTourism Marketing / Scuola Di Scienze Turistiche
MAGeography / Wilfrid Laurier University
Ph.D.Recreation and Resource Management / Texas A&M University

Bio

Has been teaching at NC A&T State University since 1992. Published several scholarly articles in prestigious international tourism journals and made numerous presentations at national and international conferences. Was a Visiting Scholar, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa (2008); Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow, Ghana (2015); Fulbright Scholar, Ghana (2017/18)

Research Interests

Diaspora Tourism, Tourism Marketing, Tourism & Technology, Consumer Behavior, Eco-Tourism, Sustainable Tourism Development, Tourism Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Recent Publications

  • Paul Ankomah, Trent Larson, Venita Roberson, Jerono Rotich (2012). (A Creative Approach to Development: The Case for Active Engagement of African Diaspora in Ghana). 43, pp. pp. 385-404 ). Journal of Black Studies.
  • Paul Ankomah, R. Trent Larson, Venita Roberson, Jerono Rotich (2011). (A Creative Approach to Diaspora Tourism: The Case of Ghana.). ). Journal of Black Studies.
  • Paul Ankomah, R. Trent Larson, Richard Obour (2017). (Ecotourism Potential in Alleviating Rural Poverty: The Case of Kakum National Park in Ghana). In Gregory T. Papanikos, Valia Kasimati, (4) 4, pp. 263-281 ). Athens Journal of Tourism.
  • Paul Ankomah, Trent Larson (2014). (ICT and Skills Transfer: The Case for Diaspora Involvement in Tourism Development in Ghana ). In Lloyd G. Amoah, (A chapter in a Book) pp. pp. 171-194 ). IGI Global.
  • Asare, , Obour, , Paul Ankomah, R. Trent Larson (2016). (Poaching and its Potential to Impact Wildlife Tourism: An Assessment of Poaching Trends in the Mole National Park in Ghana). In Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, (3) 3, pp. 169-192 ). Athens Journal of Tourism.
  • Gloria Ankomah, Paul Ankomah, R. Trent Larson (2014). (Socio-Economic Impact of Malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Ghana). In Coleen Roscoe, (Chapter in a book titled "Social, Economic and Political Issues") pp. pp.15-32 ). Nova Science Publishers.
  • Paul Ankomah, S Ngetich, Jerono Rotich (Youth Re-defining Kenya’s Development in the 21st Century: Role of Kenyans in Diaspora”. ). In Maurice N. Amutabi and Kefa M. Otiso , (entitled Perspectives in Kenya’s Development in the 21st Century ) ). LEXINGTON BOOKS .