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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Social Work Faculty and Staff - Rose Korang-Okrah

Dr. Rose Korang-Okrah, Ph.D., MSW

Dr. Rose Korang-Okrah, Ph.D., MSW

Assistant Professor

Office:  Academic Complex Room 210 C
Phone:  270-745-4149


Women, Gender and Development Issues; Human/Women’s rights/Widowhood & property rights; Gender equality and equity;  Intersectionality & Resilience Frameworks; Human development capability approaches, Christianity & Social Work; Diversity & Identity issues; Cross-Cultural Studies; International Social Work.


Educational Background:

BA in Social Work with Psychology (Graduated with 1st Class Honors): University of Ghana, Legon

MSW: GWB School of Social Work, WASH U, St. Louis, MO

Ph.D.: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL

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 Last Modified 9/24/14