Clement Kwamina Insaidoo Appah is a lecturer in Linguistics at the University of Ghana where he has been working since 2004.  He graduated from the University of Ghana with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Linguistics and Swahili in 2000. He went on to obtain an MPhil in Linguistics in 2003 from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Norway and a PhD in Linguistics from Lancaster University in the UK.

His research interests include Akan linguistics, morphological theory (construction morphology), word formation, nominalization, compounding, expression of exocentricity, evaluative morphology (diminution) and serial verb constructions.

Clement Appah visits Sweden and the Department of Linguistics as an exchange partner within the Linnaeus-Palme Programme.

During his stay in Sweden, Clement is the main instructor of "A language in the world" (LIN315), focusing on Akan, a Kwa language spoken in Ghana. He also contributes with an open seminar titled "On holistic properties of morphological constructions: Evidence from Akan".

Clement Appah visiting Stockholm University. Photo: F Lacerda
Clement Appah visiting Stockholm University. Photo: F Lacerda