Dr. Chike Akua

Chike Akua, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of Educational Leadership at Clark Atlanta University and an African-centered leadership strategist to colleges, universities, educational conferences, and urban schools, internationally.

Dr. Akua develops African-centered curriculum resources. As the author of eleven books, he has written and published several books and parent/teacher guides designed for today’s students. Education for Transformation: The Keys to Releasing the Genius of African American Students is a book for teachers and leaders that is used in a number of urban school districts for professional development. It is also used in a number of colleges and universities for preparation of pre-service teachers and leaders. 

The book, Honoring Our Ancestral Obligations: 7 Steps to Black Student Success, is also used at a number of high schools, colleges, and universities by students and those who serve them.

Dr. Akua’s research has been published by academic presses in the following publications: African-Centered Education: Theory and Practice (2020), The Journal of Black Studies (2020), and The SAGE Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America (2016).

Dr. Akua resides just outside Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife of 26 years and their two sons. Learn more about Dr. Akua at www.DrAkua.net.