Phillip Mizen and Yaw Ofosu-Kusi

Phillip Mizen

Phil Mizen teaches in the Sociology Department at the University of Warwick. He has researched and written extensively on young people and children, with a particular interest in issues of work, labour and policy. With Yaw Ofosu-Kusi, he is currently working on a British Academy funded project examining children's life and labour in a large informal settlement in Accra, Ghana.

United Kingdom


Yaw Ofosu-Kusi

Yaw Ofosu-Kusi teaches social studies and economics at the Department of Social Studies, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana and is currently the Director of the University's Office of International Relations. He was the Director for CODESRIA's 2011 Child and Youth Studies Institute, Dakar, Senegal. He has for many years researched and published on child labour and street children in Ghana. He is, with Phil Mizen, currently researching on children's life and work in a large informal settlement in Accra, Ghana.