Richard Fosu is PhD Candidate of Politics and International Relations, Monash University and recipient of the Faculty of Arts International Postgraduate Research Scholarship. His doctoral research investigates the role minorities in post-conflict peacebuilding. Specifically, the role of minority groups in peacebuilding, case-studying Uganda. Richard’s research interest lies in post-conflict societies focusing on issues of post-conflict development, inclusive peacebuilding and democratisation with a focus in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Richard holds a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science with History) and Masters of Arts (International Affairs) from the University of Ghana and a Master of Public Policy from the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan. He was a recipient of the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship from 2015-2017. Richard has worked with the Local Government Service of Ghana as a development planning officer (2012-2015) and has been involved in writing several medium term development plans.