The department is a lively community that is recognised internationally as one of the top centres for research and teaching in development studies.
Geraldine Adiku’s research interests are in migration, development and transnationalism. Her research investigates South to North economic transfers between Ghanaian migrants and their relatives. She has worked closely with colleagues at the Centre for Migration Studies, University of Ghana, on the impact of ‘door-to-door’ shipping businesses on the economies of Ghana and the UK.
Geraldine holds a BA and an MPhil in Sociology from the University of Ghana. For her MPhil, she investigated transnational family arrangements among Ghanaians.
Before joining ODID, she was a teaching assistant at the Department of Sociology, University of Ghana.