Evelyn Odonkor, PhD.

Vice President Communication and Membership

Evelyn Odonkor is a specialist in marketing and management. She is currently a faculty member in the International Business Administration department of the American University of Paris. Before joining the faculty at the American University of Paris, Dr. Odonkor spent over 15 years at the Université Paris-Dauphine where she developed international programs, and also headed international relations and exchange for one of the university’s programs in banking and finance.

Dr. Odonkor has also developed a number of unconventional business courses, linking classwork with corporate and cultural activities. Her research interests are in culture, consumer behavior and education. Professor Odonkor’s passion is in encouraging and empowering the youth.  She is thus a regular guest speaker at events in both Africa and Europe to motivate the youth.

Dr. Odonkor is a global citizen and truly multicultural. She was born in Ghana, but moved to the United States during her early teenage years.  She has lived and worked on three continents and travelled to over 50 countries.

Professor Odonkor received her Ph.D. from the Université de Caen, her MBA from Seattle University and her Bachelor’s from the University of Washington. She also studied Spanish at the Universidad de la Habana.

Before her career in academia, Dr. Odonkor held several management positions in a host of industries.

eodonkor@aup.edu