Wendell Nii Laryea Adjetey

Board Member Wendell Adjetey
Wendell Nii Laryea Adjetey (Nii Laryea Osabu I, Atrékor Wé Oblahii kè Oblayéé Mantsè) is William Dawson Chair, Assistant Professor, and specialist in post-Reconstruction U.S. and African Diaspora history at McGill University. He is the author of Cross-Border Cosmopolitans: The Making of a Pan-African North America.
Wendell’s intellectual interests complement his commitment to public service and social entrepreneurship. He considers struggles for group self-determination, anti-colonialism/anti-imperialism, and pluralism as existential forces that will shape the fate of humanity in this century. Before pursuing an academic career,  Wendell worked in youth gang prevention and intervention in north Toronto.