Daniel Owusu Nkrumah
Office 3A20
Address 10 College Crescent, Otterburne, MB, R0A 1G0
Phone 1-431-815-4289
Email Daniel.OwusuNkrumah@prov.ca

Daniel Owusu Nkrumah

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Daniel Owusu Nkrumah was born and raised in Asokore, Ghana. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts, Honours, in Sociology at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana, and an MA in Sociology at the Ohio University, (Ohio) United States of America. Daniel graduated with his doctoral degree from the University of Saskatchewan, Department of Sociology. During this period Daniel served as a research assistant for some professors and taught several courses as a sessional lecturer.

  • SOCI 2030 Marriage & Family
  • SOCI 2090 Children and Violence
  • SOCI 3020 Sociology of Religion

University of Saskatchewan

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Department of Sociology

Ohio University (US)

Master of Art (M.A), Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana

Bachelor of Arts (B.A), Department of Sociology and Social Work



  • Providence University College, Faculty (since 2024)


  • University of Saskatchewan, (Saskatoon, SK), Sessional Lecturer (2022-2024)
  • Community University Institute for Social Research (CUISR), Research Assistant (2021-2022)

Professional Associations

  • Canadian Sociological Association (CSA)
  • American Sociological Association (ASA)

Select Awards

  • Canadian Sociological Association’s Outstanding Graduating Ph.D. Sociology Student Award (2024)
  • Department of Sociology Graduate Student Award, University of Saskatchewan (2023)
  • Department of Sociology Graduate Student Award, University of Saskatchewan (2022)
  • The College of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies (University of Saskatchewan) Teacher-Scholar Doctoral Fellowship (TSDF) (2022)
  • Department of Sociology Graduate Student Award, University of Saskatchewan (2021)


  • Ph.D.: A Theoretical Examination of Contributing Factors to the Proliferation of Political Vigilantism: Evidence from Ghana (2023)
  • MA: Campus Police Bias: An Evaluation and Proposal for Methodological Strategies to Estimate Bias in University Policing (2019)
  • BA: Female students’ perceptions of teenage pregnancy and academic performance in Ghanaian junior high schools (2016)

Peer Reviewed Articles

  • 2022   Maina, G., Li, Y., Amoyaw, J. A., Pandey, M., & Owusu Nkrumah, D. Exploring Arts-based interventions for youth substance use prevention: a scoping review protocol. BMC Public Health. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-022-14714-4
  • 2022   Amoyaw, J. A. Pandey, M., Maina, G., Li, Y., & Nkrumah, D.O. Food insecurity among postsecondary international students: a scoping review protocol. BMJ Open 2022;0:e060952. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2022-060952
  • 2020   Nkrumah, D. O., Ofosuhene, E. Y., & Gyasi, K. COVID-19 pandemic and presidential directives: the brutalities of the Ghana Police Service. Acta Criminologica: African Journal of Criminology & Victimology33(3), 1-27

Workshops & Presentations

  • 2024    Canadian Sociological Association
  • 2023    Designing Assessment in a ChatGPT Context (University of Saskatchewan)
  • 2021    Graduate Student Research Symposium (University of Calgary)
  • 2021    Sustainable Development Goals in the Classroom (University of Saskatchewan)