Dr. Juliana Abena Appiah

Research Fellow

Juliana Abena Appiah is a Research Fellow at the Legon Centre of International Affairs and Diplomacy (LECIAD), University of Ghana, Legon, where she teaches Africa in World Politics, Regionalism and Regional Integration and Research Methodology. Julie had a post – Doctoral Fellowship with the University Of Cape Town, South Africa in 2015 where she learnt to develop courses in International Affairs. She has also benefitted from various African Union trainings and workshops.

Email: jappiah@ug.edu.gh.

Academic Qualifications

PhD, MPhil and BA: University of Ghana.

Research Interest

Regionalism and Regional Integration, Africa Union, and Peace and Security in Africa


“Towards a People Friendly Pan-African Parliament: Lessons from the European Parliament”  (Journal of African Union Studies (JoAUS)) Volume 5, Issue 2, 2016. Pp 5-22.

“A Decade of the African Union and the Quest for Good Governance and Democracy in Africa;” in Boni Yao Gebe (Ed) Constitutionalism, Democratic Governance and the African State (Black Mask Ltd, Accra. ISBN 978-9988-2-2668-8), July 2015.

A Decade of the African Union’s Quest for Peace and Security: 2002 – 2012. (Lambert Academic Publishers, Germany. ISBN 978-3-659-38555-1), April 2015.

Battalion 7: A Compelling Story about the Road to Peace in Sierra Leone, Book Review, LEJIA Vol. 5 No. 1, May 2008.

Integration in Africa: An Appraisal of the Constitutive Act of the African Union, LEJIA Vol. 4 No.1, May 2007.

Africa Unchained: The Blueprint for Africa’s Development, Book Review, LEJIA Vol. 3 No. 1, May 2006.