African Democracy Project: Ghana
The African Democracy Project (ADP) at Wayne State University is helping students take part in a life-changing academic experience. For Fall 2012, ADP explored democracy in Ghana through HON 4260, African Democracy Project: Ghana .
The African Democracy Project is a multidisciplinary initiative that supports the teaching, study and understanding of democracy through a global lens. In preparation for the two-week study experience in Accra, December 2 through 14, 2012, ten Wayne State University students and two graduate mentors enrolled in an intensive course studying three critical elements of political communication during an election year:
Associate Professor Ronald Brown instructed the course with President Emeritus Irvin D. Reid. Professor Brown teaches classes in African-American Politics, Parties and Elections, Public Opinion and in American Politics. His current research is in the area of racial differences, and the influence of age and social learning on perceptions of African American political influence.