Dr. Gifty Appiah-Adjei


Gifty Appiah-Adjei (PhD) has been a lecturer and a researcher with the Department of Communication and Media Studies at the University of Education, Winneba in Ghana since 2011. She holds a PhD degree in Applied Communication from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria (2018). Also, she has a postgraduate degree in Communication and Media Studies (University of Education, Winneba). She is a recipient of the Norwegian UNESCO Commissions’ and Oslo Metropolitan University’s conference scholarships (2019) and the UEW/CARNEGIE Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies (2008 – 2009). She is affiliated with the Communication Educators Association of Ghana (CEAG) and the Journalism Safety Research Network (JSRN). Her research interest includes Security of Journalists; Press Freedom; Ethnic Journalism; Conflict-Sensitive Reporting and on-the Job Trauma; Media and Democracy; Media and Gender; Information Disorder; and Journalism Education.