Postdoctoral Fellow (WP5)
Moses Adjei is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Science and the Environment at Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Grenfell Campus. He joined the school in January 2023, working in FOCI’s WP5 – ‘Building collaborative interdisciplinary research infrastructure in Atlantic Canada’s lobster fisheries’. Specifically, he will support the development of co-constructed research that will gather and integrate diverse knowledge for improved monitoring of the socio-economic benefits from Canada’s lobster fisheries to coastal community infrastructure. Before joining Memorial University, Moses worked as a part-time lecturer at the Department of Sociology and Social Policy, Lingnan University in Hong Kong, teaching both undergraduate and master courses. He received a PhD in Sociology and Social Policy from Lingnan University, Hong Kong in 2021 after receiving an MPhil in Development Geography from the University of Bergen, Norway, and a BA (Honours) in Geography and Resource Development from the University of Ghana, Legon. His research focuses on women and gender studies, small-scale fisheries, natural resource governance, rural studies, and health and wellbeing. His studies have been published in the Journal of Urban Affairs, Journal of Comparative Family studies, Rural Sociology, Ocean and Coastal Management, The Extractive Industries and Society, and Gender, Place and Culture (forthcoming).