Lecturer, African Studies
Office Phone
Louis A. Simpson International Building, Office 164B

Essien is a lecturer with the Program in African Studies and the Arabic Language Program. She comes to Princeton University from Indiana University, where she was an instructor of Twi language and Akan culture in the Department of African Studies. Essien has also taught English at the Ghana Institute of Languages and Arabic at the University of Ghana, the Summer Cooperative African Languages Institute at Michigan State University and the University of Illinois. She earned her Ph.D. from Indiana University.