Dr. Johnson Narh is a Senior Lecturer at Knutsford University College, East Legon, Accra. He received his B.A in Political Science with History in 1986 from the University of Ghana, Legon. He earned his M.Phil. in African Studies in 1998 from the University of Ghana. His Thesis is: The Authority structure of Yilo Krobo state. He also obtained his PhD degree in Africa Studies from the University of Ghana in 2007 with a Thesis titled: The Tegble society, of Krobo Traditional area. It is about a secret society that nurtured the Krobo States up to the end of the nineteenth century.
Dr. Narh has forty five years of teaching in the first, second and the tertiary levels; a professional teacher with Distinction in Practical Teaching from St. Joseph’s Teacher Training College, Bechem in 1973. The bulk of the teaching career is with the second cycle institutions with over twenty-two years’ experience. Dr. Narh held the positions of Head of Department in the Arts and the Social Sciences and an Assistant Headmaster Academic.
Dr. Narh worked with West African Examination Council from 1991 as Assistant Examiner and in 1992 as a Team Leader in Government Two paper- The Constitutional Development in West Africa at the Advanced Level. An Acting Chief Examiner of Advanced Level Government Two paper- the Constitutional Development in 1999. Further, a Team Leader in Social Studies from 2000 to 2014. At the District Educational Directorate, he served as a Welfare Officer.
Dr. Johnson Narh currently lectures in Africa and World Development and Acting Dean of Knutsford School of Humanities in East Legon, Accra.
His areas of competence include, culture and historical studies, Politics and Research and Developmental studies. He is the author of Yilo Krobo State, Past, Present and the Future: An anthropological study of a West Africa people (in print). The Tegble Society of Krobo Traditional area: An anthropological study of a West Africa People (in print), Both books are at advanced stage of publication. Currently, working on The Colonial Legacy and Ghana’s Development: How Ghanaians under-developed Ghana.