- A Ghanaian professor has won the 2022 CCCC Outstanding Dissertation Award in Technical Communication
- Dr Gabriel Edzordzi Agbozo (RTC ’21) earned the honour for his sterling final research work for his doctoral degree
- He will be announced as the recipient of the coveted award during the 2022 CCCC Annual Convention on Friday, March 11
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A Ghanaian professor, Dr Gabriel Edzordzi Agbozo (RTC ’21), has won the CCCC Outstanding Dissertation Award in Technical Communication for his doctoral research work.
Agbozo earned his Bachelor of Arts in English and Linguistics from the University of Ghana and went on to receive his Master of Philosophy in English Linguistics and Language Acquisition from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).
For his doctoral degree (PhD), he pursued a programme in Rhetoric, Theory, and Culture at Michigan Technological University.
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Dissertation for his PhD
His dissertation focused on ''Spatial Technologies, (Geo) Epistemology, & the Global South: Addressing the Discursive Materiality of GhanaPostGPS through Technical Communication''.
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The Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) is a constituent organisation within the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).
Winning the award
The dissertations for the award are evaluated based on five criteria, including originality of research, contribution the research makes to the field, methodological soundness of the approach used, awareness of the existing research in the area studied, and overall quality of the writing.
Dr. Agbozo's research is a rich study of the GhanaPost Global Position System, said the selection committee, according to Michigan Tech.
He will be announced as the recipient of the coveted award during the CCCC Awards Presentation on Friday, March 11, at the 2022 CCCC Annual Convention.
Dr Agbozo is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.
Ghanaian named Exceptional Graduate Student at Michigan University
This award is an addition to his list of achievements. YEN.com.gh previously reported that Edzordzi Agbozo has been named the 2021 Exceptional Graduate Student Scholar at the Michigan Technological University in the United States of America.
He has been celebrated as he graduates with a PhD in Rhetoric, Theory, and Culture from the reputable university.
Edzordzi is a published poet, a dedicated teacher, and a student with the Michigan Tech Department of Humanities.
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Meanwhile, a mother of three from Ghana, Wilhelmina Annie Mensah, has graduated with a doctorate in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of Ghana.
According to Wilhelmina, the past six years have been a great learning phase for her. And, her years of dedication and commitment to her goal have paid off.
She achieved her master's in Medical Biochemistry at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana before heading to the University of Ghana to pursue her PhD.
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