Theresah Tennin


Theresah Patrine Ennin is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of English,  University of Cape Coast, Ghana, where she teaches and engages in research. She obtained her PhD in African Languages and Literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2013 in the USA where she was a Fulbright Scholar.  Her teaching and research areas include African literature and Masculinity studies. 

She has been the Coordinator for Advocacy and Outreach at the Centre for Gender Research, Advocacy and Documentation (CEGRAD) at the University of Cape Coast. Currently, she is a member of the African Literature Association, the Modern Languages Association, and the African Studies Association.  

Her academic awards include a 2023 Carnegie Corporation of New York Fellowship, and a 2015 American Council of Learned Societies/African Humanities Program Fellowship. She has been a guest speaker at Universities in Africa and America, including the University of the Western Cape in South Africa, and Iowa State University in the USA, and she has published in Journals such as the West Africa Review, Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men, and Research in African Literatures. Her  monograph, Men Across Time: Contesting Masculinities in Ghanaian Film and Fiction was published by NISC 2022 and is available on their website.