Clemente Abrokwaa

Clemente Abrokwaa

Associate Teaching Professor of African Studies

111 Willard Building

Phone: (814) 865-5257


Office Hours:

  • Tuesdays 1-3pm via Zoom OR by Email/Appointment
Area(s) of Specialization: Science and technology in Africa, Education in Africa, Globalization, African politics, Multiculturalism, Economic development in Africa, Peace and conflict studies


Dr. Abrokwaa is an Associate Teaching Professor in the African Studies Program at Penn State University. He holds a Ph.D. in International/Intercultural Education from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, and an MA Degree in African/Third World Studies from the University of London, England. He also holds a B.Ed. in Education and African Music from Cape Coast University, Ghana. Dr. Abrokwaa specializes in Education and Economic Development in Africa. He teaches courses in African History and Contemporary Africa. He has written two books: Introduction to Contemporary Africa, and Gender in Africa: An Anthology. Dr. Abrokwaa serves as the Undergraduate Director for the African Studies Program. He is also the Faculty Advisor and Organizer of the Penn State Model African Union Group, which has been participating in the Annual National Model African Union conference held at Howard University since 1997. He served as Faculty Advisor to the Penn State African Students Association from 1999-2017, and is currently the Faculty Advisor to the Penn State Kuwaiti Students Association.