Joseph is the Director of the Centre for Migration Studies at the University of Ghana. He is also an Associate Professor at the Department of Geography and Resource Development at the University of Ghana. He holds a PhD in Geography from the University of Leeds and has a Master's degree in Philosophy in Social Change from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. His research interests include migration and development, environmental change and migration, and natural resource governance. Joseph has participated in large research projects funded by international organisations, including, DFID, EU, ESRC, ACP Observatory on Migration, IOM and ILO/OECD. He has also facilitated national migration policy development in Ghana and across Africa.
Joseph’s responsibilities within MIGNEX include survey data collection in Ghana and analysis of the effects of migration processes on development outcomes.