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Hilda Agyekum

PhD Candidate



Bachelor of Arts in Social work, with Sociology, University of Ghana

Master of Arts in Social Policy, University of Ghana

Contact details

Hilda is currently a PhD candidate with the Crawford School of Public Policy, Public and Governance. She is interested in disability issues, especially policies that assist PWD in their everyday life as well as putting them in the position to contribute to national growth and development.

Supervisor(s) and panel members

Topic description

My thesis would be doing a comparative study between Ghana and Australia on the partial level of implementation of their disability policies, taking into consideration their model of implementation and what could be accounting for the level of implementation.

Supervisory Panel:

Dr. Laura Davy, Dr. Matt Withers, Dr. Elise Klein

Scholarships and fellowships

HDR Fee Merit Scholarship

International University Research Scholarship

Employment history

Before joining the Crawford School as a PhD candidate, I have had the opportunity to work with Participatory Research Association as a Research, Learning and Evaluation Officer, who was part of a team in charge of the conduction of research in development and wellbeing issues in Ghana.

Mailing address

Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
J.G. Crawford Building No. 132
Lennox Crossing
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia

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