Bachelor, University Ghana, 1979. Master of Arts, Indiana University, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, University South Carolina, 1992.
Part-time lecturer, U. College Education, Winneba, Ghana, 1983;
part-time lecturer, U. Cape Coast, Ghana, 1984-1985;
lecturer, U. Ghana, Legon, 1983-1987, 93-;
member academic board, board faculty of arts, admissions board, U. Ghana, Legon, 1994-1996. Teaching assistant University of Southern California, Columbia, 1988-1992, visiting assistant professor, 1992-1993. Adjunct assistant professor Midlands Technology College, Columbia, 1992.
Radio teacher Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, Accra, 1984-1987, 94-.
Member Linguistics Association Ghana, Ghana English Studies Association, West African Linguistics Society.
Married Salveria Akosua Atsutsey, July 12, 1977. Children: Kafui K., Edem K., Esinam A.