Dr. Lord Mawuko-Yevugah joined the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in June 2011 as a Lecturer in International Relations. After graduating with a First Class Honours degree in political science and Linguistics from the University of Ghana, Dr. Mawuko-Yevugah worked in Ghana for a number of years as a political journalist and policy analyst and consultant, before going on to study for a master's degree in development studies as a Commonwealth Scholar at Downing College, University of Cambridge. He later studied for a doctorate degree at the University of Alberta in Canada specializing in international and comparative political economy. His teaching and research expertise include African international relations; diplomacy and foreign policy analysis; political economy of African development; multilateralism and global governance; international human rights law; emerging powers and global economic governance; critical globalization theory. He is the author of Developmentality: Elites Consensus and Rhetoric on Multilateral Aid Reform in Africa.



  • African International Relations

  • Diplomacy and Foreign Policy Analysis

  • Political Economy of African Development

  • Multilateralism and Global Governance

  • International Human Rights Law

  • Emerging Powers and Global Economic Governance

  • Critical Globalization Theory

  • Ph.D (University of Alberta)