Dr. Franklin Oduro is the Head of Research and Programs and Deputy Director of CDD-Ghana. He holds a PhD and MPhil in Political Science from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, and the University of Ghana respectively. He also holds a Post-Graduate Certificate in Comparative Transitional Justice from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
Franklin has consulted for the New York-based International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) and the Ottawa-based International Development Research Center (IDRC) on Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Processes. He also served as a member of an expert panel on National Consultations on Transitional Justice for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). He has also consulted for the Washington DC-based National Democratic Institute (NDI) on Elections.
Dr. Oduro is a founding Steering Committee Member of the African Transitional Justice Research Network (ATJRN). He is a fellow of the ICTJ transitional justice fellowship program. His research interests include transitional justice/truth commission processes, civil society and elections, public administration and policy analysis.