ABOUT CHARLES MATE-KOLE

CHARLES MATE-KOLE

C. Charles Mate-Kole, PhD is a Professor of Psychology and Founding Director, Centre for Ageing Studies, College of Humanities, and Clinical Neuropsychologist, Department of Psychiatry (School of Medicine and Dentistry); University of Ghana.

Professor Emeritus – Psychology, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, Connecticut, USA; Member Ghana Psychology Council

Editor, Ghana International Journal of Mental Health

Previous Appointments

Head of Department, Department of Psychology, University of Ghana; Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology , Founding Director, Centre for Africana Studies, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, Connecticut, USA; Geroneuropsychologist, Queen Elizabeth (QEll) Health Sciences Center (formerly Camp Hill Medical Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Adjunct Clinical Professor of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Adjunct Professor of Psychology, St Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Research Psychologist and Clinical Assistant in Psychiatry, Gender Identity Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, Charing Cross Hospital Medical School (currently, Imperial College School of Medicine), London, UK;

Founding Member and Executive Member, (formerly General Secretary), Pan African Psychology Union (PAPU), Durban, South Africa; Past President, Ghana Psychological Association;

Research Interests; mainly in neuropsychology, especially ageing and health, traumatic brain injury, dementia, cognitive remediation in neurological patients; sexuality and ageing; development of an assessment tool for detecting cognitive impairments and suspected brain dysfunction; African cultural values, behaviour and health; neuropsychology of seasonal affective disorders.