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Franklin N. Glozah

Franklin N. GlozahDr. Franklin N. Glozah

Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science



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Primary Department: Psychology and Human Development




  • PhD – University of Essex, UK
  • PGC, Higher Education Practice (M1) – University of Essex, UK
  • MPhil. – Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
  • BA (Hons) – University of Ghana, Legon


Brief Biography:

Dr. Glozah joined Regent University College of Science and Technology in March 2012 and has since then served in various capacities within the University. During his tenure as acting Dean of the Graduate School between February 2013 and October 2014, he served as an internal examiner for over 30 Masters Theses on the Maastricht School of Management-Regent University College MBA programme. Dr. Glozah has successfully supervised several masters and undergraduate theses and dissertations. He is a prolific researcher with quality peer reviewed articles published in internationally reputed journals and has given several conference presentations internationally. He is also a reviewer for many renowned journals such as the Journal of Health Psychology and the Journal of Adolescence. Dr. Glozah has been an Approved Researcher under the Office for National Statistics (ONS), UK since September, 2011 and holds memberships of learned professional associations internationally.


Courses Teaching/Taught at Regent University:

  • Health Psychology
  • Statistics for Behavioural Sciences
  • Research Methods
  • Psychological Tests, Measurement and Evaluation
  • Criminal Psychology


Membership of Professional Bodies:

  • British Psychological Society (Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership - GBC) # 258187
  • European Health Psychology Society (EHPS) # 2302
  • American Psychological Association (APA) # 9584-9950
  • International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP) # 1618485
  • Approved Researcher, Office for National Statistics (ONS), UK. [# 1713/2011]


Grants and Awards:

  • June, 2011: University of Essex, (SHHS), Research Endowment Fund – Conference presentation grant
  • January, 2010: University of Essex, (SHHS), Research Endowment Fund – Fieldwork grant 
  • July, 2009: Gilchrist Educational Trust - Fieldwork grant
  • June, 2008: Department of Psychology - IOE, University of London Centenary Scholarship (Awarded to one student from Sub-Saharan Africa for PhD degree - Declined)
  • May, 2008: University of Essex Postgraduate Research Scholarship - For PhD degree
  • June, 2006: Norwegian Educational Scholarship (Quota Programme) - For MPhil degree


Recent Publications and Conference Presentations:

  • Glozah, F. N. (2015). Exploring Ghanaian adolescents’ meaning of health and wellbeing: A Psychosocial perspective. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Wellbeing, 10: 26370.
  • Glozah, F. N. & Pevalin, D. J. (in press). Factor structure and psychometric properties of the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12) among Ghanaian adolescents. Journal of Child and Adolescent Mental Health.
  • Glozah, F. N. & Pevalin, D. J. (in press). Perceived social support and parental education as determinants of adolescents’ physical activity and eating behaviour: A cross-sectional survey. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health.
  • Tolchard, B., Glozah, F. N. & Pevalin, D. J. (2014). Attitudes to gambling in Ghanaian adolescents. Journal of Addiction Research and Therapy, 5:3. doi: 10.4172/2155-6105.S1.015
  • Glozah, F. N. & Pevalin, D. J. (2014). Social support, stress, health, and academic success in Ghanaian adolescents: A path analysis. Journal of Adolescence, 37(4), 451-460.
  • Glozah, F. N. (2014). Exploring the role of self-esteem and parenting patterns on alcohol use and abuse among adolescents. Health Psychology Research, 2: 1898.
  • Glozah, F. N. & Lawani, S. (2014). Social change and adolescent rites of passage: A cross cultural perspective. International Journal of Human Sciences, 11(1), 1188-1197.
  • Glozah, F. N. (2014). The association between skill development and task specificity among University Students. International Research Journal of Social Sciences, 3(6), 33-36.
  • Glozah, F. N. (2013). Effects of academic stress and perceived social support on the psychological wellbeing of adolescents in Ghana. Open Journal of Medical Psychology, 2(4), 143-150.
  • Glozah, F. N.(2013). Human vision is often taken for granted: consequences of visual guidance on balance control. International Journal of Physical and Social Sciences, 3(10), 577-588.


  • Glozah, F. N., Komesuor, J., Adu-Asamoah, N. A. (2015, July). The association between alcohol abstinence self-efficacy and the pros and cons of alcohol use in University students: Data from Ghana. Accepted for presentation at the 14th European Congress of Psychology, Milan, Italy.
  • Glozah, F. N., Adu-Asamoah, N. A., Komesuor, J., & Aggrey, F. K. (2015, May). Does alcohol abstinence self-efficacy influence the decision to use alcohol in University students? Accepted for presentation at the Conference on Psychology and Social Harmony, Beijing, China.
  • Tolchard, B., Glozah, F. N. & Pevalin, D. J. (2014, September). Attitudes in Gambling in Ghanaian Adolescents. Proceedings of the 10th European Conference on Gambling Studies and Policy Issues, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Tolchard, B., Glozah, F. N. & Pevalin, D. J. (2014, August). Attitudes towards Gambling in Ghanaian Adolescents. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Addiction Research & Therapy,Chicago, USA.
  • Glozah, F. N. (2014, July). Parenting patterns and alcohol use and abuse among adolescents in Ghana:  The mediating role of self-esteem. Proceedings of the 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Paris, France.
  • Glozah, F. N. (2011, July). Stress of home life, peer pressure and teacher interaction as predictors of psychiatric morbidity of adolescents. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, London, UK.
  • Glozah, F. N. (2011, June). Exploring the impact of perceived social support and stress on the wellbeing and academic success of adolescents: A mixed methods strategy. Proceedings of the Annual Postgraduate Research Conference, SHHS, University of Essex, UK.
  • Glozah, F. N. (2010, June). Effects of social support and stress on the health and school success of adolescents. Proceedings of the Annual Postgraduate Research Conference, (SHHS), University of Essex, UK.
  • Glozah, F. N. (2009, June). Adolescent academic success as a function of social support, stress, health and wellbeing. Proceedings of the Annual Postgraduate Research Conference, (SHHS), University of Essex, UK.


Editorial and Journal Reviews:

  • Health Psychology Review
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Preventive Science
  • African Health Sciences


Key Competencies:

  • Module/course design
  • Mixed methods research
  • Questionnaire design and psychometric evaluation
  • Interviewing, transcription and coding, thematic analysis
  • Life history and oral history interviewing
  • Structural Equation Modelling
  • Proficient use of AMOS, MAX QDA, STATA and SPSS softwares