Mark Moses Mantey is a Ghanaian, currently completed his doctoral research at the Centre for Peace and Development Studies in the Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Limerick, Ireland. His research explored "Traditional Authority system and popular participation in Local Government: A study of Komenda Edina Eguafo Municipal Assembly in Ghana", under the supervision of Prof. Tom Lodge and Dr Brid Quinn. He holds Masters of Arts degree in Public Administration awarded in 2006 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics and Public Administration awarded in 2005 from the University of Limerick; as well as a special Diploma in Social Administration from Plater College, University of Oxford, Englandawarded in1995.
Mark also provided teaching Assistant at the Department of Politics and Public Administration, Limerick, where he has a long history of tutorship in "Ideas and Concept of Public Administration". He is part coordinator of a dynamic University of Limerick-Africa exchanges initiative that provides eligible and interested UL students the opportunity to live and work in a local setting in Ghana where they can directly contribute to African development, and burnish their work experiences as well.