Benjamin Ofori-Amoah

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Benjamin Ofori-Amoah
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Director and Professor
(269) 387-3424 or (269) 387-3411
(269) 387-3442
3900 Wood Hall, Mail Stop 5424
Mailing address: 
School of Environment, Geography, and Sustainability
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5424
  • Ph.D., Geography, Simon Fraser University, 1990
Teaching interests: 
  • Economic Geograph
  • Urban Geography
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Africa
Research interests: 
  • African Economic Development
  • Small Cities
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Ben is an economic geographer and urban and regional planner with expertise in economic development, location analysis, urban and regional planning, and GIS applications. His current research focuses on African economic development  and local economic development with reference to America’s small cities.