Kwabena Kyei-Aboagye

Adjunct Professor, Environmental Law and Urban Environmental Issues

B.S., M.S., Boston University; J.D. Suffolk University Law School

Adjunct Professor Kyei-aboagye’s field of expertise in city planning and urban affairs is the impact of environmental justice on public policy, planning, and law. He is currently researching the impact of mining on rural communities in Ghana, and implementation of international environmental law in Ghana. His research discusses environmental issues in Ghana, and its obligation on multilateral environmental conventions.

Currently, he works as environmental justice coordinator for the United States Environmental Protection Agency Region One (MA, RI, NH, ME, CT, and VT), where he is responsible for designing, implementing, and managing the Regional Environmental Justice Program.

Additionally, Kyei-aboagye worked six years for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs as a watershed planner for the Greater Boston Harbor (Mystic, Weymouth-Weir, Fore River, and the Neponset). He also worked for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts previously as urban environmental coordinator, sustainable development coordinator, and environmental justice coordinator.

Current and Past Courses:

Courses in Development:

  • Environmental Justice and Sustainable Development
  • International Environmental Law