Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu

Professor of Contemporary African Christianity and Pentecostal-Charismatic Studies
Dean of Graduate Studies
Trinity Theological Seminary (Accra, Ghana)

J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu is President and Baeta-Grau Professor of Contemporary African Christianity and Pentecostalism at Trinity Theological Seminary in Legon, Ghana. Professor Asamoah-Gyadu studied at the Trinity Theological Seminary, Ghana; the University of Ghana, Legon; and the University of Birmingham, UK (PhD, Theology, 2000).

He has been Senior Research Fellow at the Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard University (2004) and Schiotz Visiting Professor of African Christianity at the Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA (2007). He is on the International Advisory Board of the Religion, Culture and Society program of the Theology Department of the Vrije University, Amsterdam. Prof. Asamoah-Gyaduis also an adjunct faculty at the Akrofi-Christaller Institute of Theology, Mission and Culture in Ghana. He has a wide range of publications on contemporary African Christianity and Pentecostalism, including papers on Religion and Media in sub-Saharan Africa.