Dr. Kemeh is director of the Creative Arts and Early Childhood and Elementary programs.
Professional Title: Assistant Professor
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Gender; HIV/AIDS and theater for development issues in Africa with focus on Ghana; Readers Theater for diversity, literacy, and social studies enrichment in US after-school programs
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Creative arts in learning; drama; early childhood and elementary education
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Integrated Arts Approaches in the Curriculum Drama and Critical Literacy Transformational Leadership through Drama Drama for Community Leadership Early Childhood Arts, History, and Social Science Educator Inquiry
Education: PhD, Kansas State University
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Dr. Kemeh is the coordinator of the Creative Arts and Early Childhood and Creative Arts and Elementary programs at Lesley. During his post-graduate teacher training for his Postgraduate Certificate in Education from University of Leeds, UK, he taught in British secondary schools and colleges, and has taught at the University of Ghana, where he had coordinated numerous theatre for development outreach projects connected with issues on health, adult literacy, teen pregnancy, and women's socio-economic improvement. Dr. Kemeh loves sharing his expertise in integrating drama into classroom curriculum with educators. He also has great passion for using "theatre for development" for education, mobilization, and improvement of the lives of people in marginalized communities. He successfully adapted this theatre technique to address multicultural and social issues through workshops in elementary, middle, and high schools in the states of Washington, Arizona, and Kansas.
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