Francis Yeboah is a PhD student at the Department of Film and Media Studies. He received both his Bachelor’s degree in History and Master’s degree in Education from the University of Ghana. His Master’s thesis examined how films could be used to teach history in secondary schools. His research interests include using a transdisciplinary approach of combining history and film, archival practices, ethnography, and data visualization to explore commercial cinema, movie exhibition and reception in Ghana as well as the construction of social identities around cinema spaces.
Francis has also written about mobile cinema vans in Ghana titled “Instructing on Screen:Cinema and Mass Education in the Gold Coast (Ghana), 1939-1960.”