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Professor Beatrice Okyere-Manu

Beatrice Okyere-Manu is a Professor of Applied Ethics in the School of Religion, Philosophy, and Classics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She is the Programme Director for Applied Ethics. Her research interests include Environmental Ethics, Ethics of Technology, and African Ethics.

Beatrice brings together practical experience in community involvement with theoretical scholarship on African ethics. Her edited and co-edited books include: Intersecting African Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Western Knowledge Systems: Moral Convergence and Divergence (2018); African Values, Ethics, and Technology: Questions, Issues, and Approaches (2021), published by Palgrave MacMillan; and Development Ethics: an African Perspective (2023), published by Springer.

She received the Staff Excellence Award in 2018 for being among the top 10 supervisors and in 2019 another award for being among the top 30 Most Published Researchers in Humanities at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.


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