Felix Ampadu

About Felix Ampadu

I am a Ph.D. student in Sociocultural Anthropology and a Research Associate with the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology. I graduated in September 2016, from Aarhus University in Denmark with a Master’s degree in Anthropology of Education and Globalization, where I studied on a Danish state Scholarship and grant award. I received my Bachelor’s degree in Art Education from the University of Education Winneba, in Ghana.

Courses Taught

T.A (Section Instructor & Grading), Bodies in Medicine: Introduction to Medical Anthropology - Fall 2018

T.A (Instructor), Many Ways of Being Human: Anthropological Perspective - Summer 2018

T.A (Grading): ANTHRO 202 | Applying Anthropology in a Global Context - Fall 2017

T.A (Grading): ART-CLAS 329 | Art history of the Cinema - Spring 2017

T.A (Grading): AFAS 160A1-105 | The Africana Experience - Fall 2016

Areas of Study

Sustainable development in Mining | Ecological Economics | Participatory Development | Stakeholder engagement | Household Livelihood Security


M.A. Thesis: Empowerment in Practice in a Welfare State, A means to Citizenship: Ethnography of an Afro-Empowerment Organisation in Denmark.


Research Interests

My general research interest focuses on understanding the extractive industry approach to Sustainable development. More specifically the idea of 'socially responsible mining' through 'corporate power' and stakeholder engagement, in the immediate communities in which they operate.

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Contact Information

Graduate Research Associate (BARA)
Office: Geronimo 302


Ph.D. (in progress) Sociocultural Anthropology | University of Arizona, U.S.A

M.A. (2016) Anthropology of Education and Globalisation | Aarhus University, Denmark

B.Ed. (2010) Art Education | University of Education, Winneba, Ghana