UNT student Emmanuela Akosua Opoku receives peace scholarship

Emmanuela Akosua OpokuEmmanuela Akosua Opoku, a doctoral student in philosophy, was awarded a Philanthropic Educational Organization International Peace Scholarship this summer to research floods and droughts in northeast Ghana, her native country. She will study their impact on food security and livelihood, particularly for women farmers. Her faculty mentor is George James, professor of philosophy and religion. After graduating, she plans to teach at the University for Development Studies in Ghana and conduct research in land management, rural development and poverty reduction.