John-Paul Safunu Banchani has a BA in English from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi-Ghana. He also has an MA in International Affairs from the University of Ghana, Ghana. John-Paul was a Teaching and Research Assistant with the Faculty of Social Sciences, KNUST, Kumasi Ghana. He has also worked with SOS Children's Villages International, Ghana, Tamale.
- Governance and democracy.
- Gender, security and development.
- Political and intra-ethnic conflicts.