Dr. Abena Ampofoa Asare is Associate Professor of Africana Studies and History at Stony Brook University. Her research and writing span questions of human rights, citizenship and transformative justice in Africa and the African diaspora. Her work can be found in The Radical Teacher, The International Journal of Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, African Arguments, and Foreign Policy in Focus, among other places. In 2018- 2019, she was Scholar-in-Residence at the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Her first book Truth Without Reconciliation: A Human Rights History of Ghana was chosen as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2018 by the American Library Association .
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