Nancy Myles B. Gyamfi (PhD)


Education or Qualification:

PhD (Philosophy), University of Utrecht, Netherlands, Candidate

M. Phil. (Philosophy), University of Ghana, 2007 – 2009  

B.A. (Philosophy), University of Ghana, 2002 – 2006

Research Interests:

Ethics, Personhood, Philosophy of Culture, democracy and nation-building


Academic Awards/ Fellowships:

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York

Awarded research grant for project: Multipartism, Social Fragmentation and Nation Building;

Exploring Akan Philosophical and Religious Ideas on the Preservation of the Environment.

(Co. Principal Investigator and Collaborator respectively), 2018

Office of Research, Innovation and Development, University of Ghana

                        Awarded faculty development grant, 2013   

Association of African Universities

                                    Awarded Thesis Grant, 2009

Graduate School, University of Ghana

                                    Awarded Graduate Research Fellowship, 2008

Legon Hall, University of Ghana

Received Legon Academic Excellence Award for maintaining consistency in

academic excellence and graduating with a First-Class Hons, (March 2007).



Book Chapters

Ajei, M. and Myles, N. “Personhood, Autonomy and Informed Consent.”

In Bioethics in Africa: Theories and Praxis eds. Frimpong-Mansoh, Y. A., Atuire, C.A., (USA: Vernon Press, 2019). Pp. 77-94.


Myles, Nancy O. “Multiculturalism and the notion of Cultural Identity.” In University of Ghana Readers: 

A Celebration of Philosophy & Classics eds. Simpson et al (Oxfordshire: Ayebia Clarke Publishing Limited, 2013). Pp. 147-164.


Myles, Nancy O. “I have a Dream.” In Ghana @ 50 Anniversary Lectures ed. Gyekye, K.

(Accra: National Planning Committee of the Golden Jubilee Lectures, 2008). Pp. 373-379.


Peer-review Journal Articles

Myles, Nancy. O. “‘The Individual’ in the Individualism/Communitarianism Debate.”

Legon Journal of the Humanities 29, no. 2 (2018): 242-264.


Professional Associations:

Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIB) Ghana

Family Health Medical School, Ghana

Webster University, Ghana Campus.

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