Francis Akutey-Baffoe

Francis Akutey-Baffoe

African Language Program Preceptor
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Francis Akutey-Baffoe is from Kumasi in Ghana. He is a Preceptor of African Languages in the Department of African and African American Studies at Harvard University. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Twi and Sociology, as well as a master’s degree in Ghanaian Languages (Twi) from the University of Cape Coast. He was teaching Assistant and later a Demonstrator in the Department of Ghanaian Languages and Linguistics in the University of Cape Coast between 2012 and 2018. He has also been a language Instructor for non-Twi speaking foreigners in the University of Cape Coast-Ghana.

During the 2017/2018 academic year, Francis taught as a part-time lecturer for the University of Cape Coast’s Institute of Education Sandwich program. He was also an assistant examiner for the Institute of Education, University of Cape Coast between 2016 and 2018.

Mr. Akutey-Baffoe has interest win Akan literature, Akan culture, language and translations from English to Twi and Twi to English. He has worked with the Bible Society of Ghana as a reviewer and a translator. He has also transcribed and translated numerous research data from Twi to English.