Dr. Kwadwo Appiagyei-Atua teaches Public International Law, International Human Rights Law and Law of Diplomacy at the Faculty of Law and the Legon Centre for International Affairs and Diplomacy, University of Ghana, Legon. He is also the representative Lecturer from University of Ghana in the LL.M Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation course, Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, South Africa. Kwadwo is currently serving as the Marie Curie International Incoming Fellow at Lincoln University, UK where he is conducting a project on Building Academic Freedom and Democracy in Africa with Dr. Terence Karran. He is also a Carnegie Council Global Ethics Fellow. His areas of specialisation are human rights, poverty and development, human security, minority rights, transitional justice issues and African perspectives on International Law.

Kwadwo has done consultancy works with numerous NGOs, including the International Centre for Transitional Justice (ICTJ), New York, USA; the Africa Governance Monitoring and Advocacy Project, London, UK; the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) and Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana). He is a member of the Ghana Bar Association. Kwadwo is currently writing a manuscript, African Perspectives on Public International Law. He obtained his PhD from McGill University, Montreal, Canada and did his post-doctoral fellowship at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.