ABOUT DINKO HANAAN DINKO
Dinko is a PhD Candidate and a Graduate Teaching Assistant at the Department of Geography and the Environment, University of Denver. His research interest lies in the multiple and differentiated narratives of water insecurity amongst the different segments of society. His current works examines the socio-political dimensions of water use in local communities and how these interact with broader climatic changes in producing outcomes for different segments of society.
Prior to joining the University of Denver, Dinko was a Principal Research Assistant at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, University of Ghana. He was also an Africa Regional International Staff/Student Exchange (ARISE) research scholar from the University of Ghana interning at the University of Rwanda. At the University of Rwanda, he investigated the dynamics and lived experiences of urban water insecurity among the residents of Kigali. Previously, Dinko studied socioeconomic impact of urban water stress in Accra and climate change/variability and water insecurity in north-eastern Ghana.
Dinko had his graduate training at the University of Ghana (MPhil) and the University of Oslo where he studied International Development. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Geography and Resource Development from the University of Ghana.
He has over the past decade built professional experience from both local and international development including serving as Programme Support Officer at Christian Aid Ghana and a consultant to the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana. He was until recently the Editorial Assistant of the Ghana Journal of Geography after having served as a Teaching and Research Assistant at the Department of Geography and Resource Development University of Ghana Legon.
Dinko Hanaan Dinko
PhD Student and Graduate Teaching Assistant
Telephone: +1 720 930 5159
Office: Boettcher Center West - Room 258, 2050 East Iliff Avenue
MPhil., Geography and Resource Development- University of Ghana (2017)
Graduate Diploma, International Development- University of Oslo (2016)
B.A., Geography and Resource Development- University of Ghana (20114)