Dr. Saundra Ardrey, Head of the Department of Political Science at WKU, spoke about Ghana in this month’s Far Away Places series at Barnes & Noble. Her lecture is part of the international talk series sponsored by the Friends of WKU Libraries and the Kentucky Museum. Dr. Ardrey led a study abroad delegation from WKU to Ghana in 2009. She’s partnering with the village of Sanka and with the village elders to provide needed resources for the village.
Dr. Ardrey received her PhD from Ohio State for her research on “The Political Behavior of Black Women in the South.” She’s taught at Furman University in South Carolina and at the Washington Center for Internships and Seminars before joining the faculty of WKU in 1988. She’s co-founder of the institute of Civic and Social Responsibility.