Prof. Damasus Tuurosong

Following the approval of appointment on promotion of Damasus Tuurosong (PhD) to the rank of Associate Professor of Development Communication at the 8th meeting of the University Council SDD UBIDS we celebrate you you on this years fathers day.


Damasus Tuurosong is an Associate Professor of Development Communications and Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Integrated Development Studies (FIDS) at the Simon Diedong Dombo University of Business and Integrated Development Studies (SDD-UBIDS). He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Development Studies from the University of Cape Coast, a Master of Philosophy and Graduate Diploma both in Communication Studies from the University of Ghana, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in English and Theatre Arts also from the University of Ghana.

Prior to being engaged at SDD-UBIDS, Prof. Tuurosong lectured at the University for Development Studies (UDS), Wa Polytechnic and the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ). As an academic, Damasus has authored many articles in peer reviewed journals and written books including the bestselling English books, “Grade ‘A’ English Language” and “Grade 1 English Language”. His areas of research interest include media coverage of development initiatives, endogenous media for development, theatre for development and Social and Behaviour Change Communications.

He also worked at Orakle Advertising as Public Relations and Copy Chief, in which capacity he worked with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). He was also the Regional Editor of Business Watch Magazine. Prof. Tuurosong has consulted for various national and international NGO’s and donor agencies including the United Nations Mission in Liberia, UNICEF, Actionaid and Vibrant Village Foundation.

He is the National President of the Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS) and Proprietor of TUPASO Centre of Academic Excellence.

Source: SDD-UBIDS/Wa

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