Augustina Bansah | LSU Political Science

Office:  325 Stubbs Hall


MA: Shanghai University, Shanghai, China, 2022
BA: University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana, 2018
Certificate in Chinese Language and Culture, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou, China, 2017


Augustina Bansah considers herself as an emerging third sector scholar, with an interest in violence among young people, social innovation and voluntary action.  Augustina holds a master's degree in international relations from Shanghai University, China, a bachelor's degree in Political Science and Chinese, from the University of Ghana, a certificate in Chinese Language and Culture from Zhejiang University of Technology, and is currently a PhD student at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge,  Her research interest include  Youth Violence, Volunteerism and Social Innovation.  

Area of Interest

International Relations
Comparative Politics

Academic Awards and Honors

Scholarship for Outstanding International Students-Charity Star Award, Shanghai University
The Zuula Scholarship for students of the Black Diaspora, Shanghai, China (2019; first recipient)
Shanghai University International Student Full Scholarship (three consecutive years)
Second prize winner of the 17th Chinese Bridge Competition, Ghana


Chinese Student's Association of Ghana