Francis Tuokuu

Teaching Lecturer, Environmental Science and Policy

Spring Office Hours

Office hours: 10:00–10:50am

About Professor Tuokuu

Francis holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Studies from Antioch University in the United States. He holds a double Master’s Degree: Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies from Antioch University and Master of Science in Corporate Social Responsibility & Energy from the Robert Gordon University in the United Kingdom. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Geography & Resource Development with Philosophy from the University of Ghana.

Francis has authored and co-authored some scientific papers which have appeared in prominent journals including; The Extractive Industries and Society, Resources Policy, Journal of Global Responsibility and International Journal of Business and Social Science. He has published one book chapter. Francis is also a Reviewer for leading international journals including; International Journal of Corporate Social Responsibility, Communicatio, Social Responsibility Journal & Journal of Global Responsibility. He is a member of both the Association of Environmental Studies and Sciences and American Association of Geographers. He has delivered papers at faculty seminars and international conferences.

Over the past decade, Francis has worked in three continents in the following capacities: Editor of the Environmental Studies Newsletter at Antioch University (The Keystone) for over three years; Sustainability Coordinator at Franklin Pierce University, where he was on the team that produced the University’s Climate Action Plan in 2016; Part-time Researcher at the Robert Gordon University, where he was also the Public Relations Officer of the African Students’ Union; and Research Assistant at the University of Ghana.

He is the Founder and Executive Director of Center for Responsible Business–Ghana and Project Officer with CSR Training Institute, Canada. He has over 50 professional articles (opinion pieces) and over 300 daily news stories in various newspapers & portals across the world including, The Daily Graphic, Business & Financial Times, The Finder newspaper, etc.


[1] Amponsah-Tawiah, K. & Tuokuu, F.X.D. (2017). Effects of Dwindling Gold Prices on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Performance in Ghana’s Mining Sector. In S. O. Idowu, S. Vertigans & A. B. Schiopoiu (Eds.), “Corporate Social Responsibility in Times of Crisis: Practices and Cases from Europe, Africa and the World” (Chapter 12, pp. 229–246). London: Springer.