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Dr. Emmanuel Clottey

Professor, School of Health Sciences

(434) 592-7058


  • Dr.P.H., Community and Health Education, Georgia Southern University
  • M.P.H., Community Health, University of Iowa


Dr. Emmanuel Clottey has over 15 years of teaching experience at the university level. He has served as an educator for over thirty years in Ghana, Kenya and the USA.

Professional Memberships

  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES, 2018).
  • M. Alfred Haynes Research Training Institute for Social Equity Scholar. Meharry Medical College, Tennessee, USA. 2013.

Courses Taught

  • HLTH 216: Personal Health
  • HLTH 370: Introduction to environment Hazards and Response
  • HLTH 622 : Primary Healthcare in Developing Countries

Research Interests

  • Leadership and Social Justice
  • Caregiving of Grandparents
  • Contributions of Faith Communities to Health, Obesity, and Mental Health


  • Latta, G. F. Clottey, E., Dugan, M., & Chikeleze, M. (2020). Developing Ethical Leaders: Innovations in Promoting Ethical Decision-making, Using Discretionary Power & Overcoming Immunity to Moral Integrity. Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics. 17(2): 73-87.
  • Johnson, I., Chikeleze, M., Hawthorne, M. J., Johnsey-Seaman, M., & Clottey, E. (2020). Women Mayors in U.S. Cities: Leading Authentically and Ethically. In D. Rosser-Mims, J. McNellis, J. Johnson-Bailey, & C. Eagan (Eds.), Pathways into the Political Arena: The Perspectives of Global Women Leaders (pp. 309–330). Charlotte, NC: IAP – Information Age Publishing, Inc.
  • Hollenshead, J. H., Parker, Jr., F. R., Rubin, H. W., Shaughnessy, T.M. & Clottey, E. N. (2020). The Economics of Crime Rooted in Psychopathic Disorders: Aspects of Law, Public Policy, Rehabilitation and Faith-Based Programs. In The International Handbook of Psychopathic Disorders and the Law (2d Ed.). Alan Felthous, Editor.  Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons.
  • Shaughnessy, T.M. Parker, Jr., F. R., Hollenshead, J. H., Clottey, E. N., & Rubin, H. W. (2017). Contemporary Data and Trends in the Economic Costs of Mental Disabilities. Behavioral Sciences & the Law: Special Issue on International Perspectives on Mental Disability. Behav Sci Law. Mar;35(2):162-177. doi: 10.1002/bsl.2280.
  • Clottey, E. N., Scott, A. & Alfonso, M. (2015). Grandparent caregiving among rural African Americans in a community in the American South: Challenges to health and well-being. Rural and Remote Health Journal. Jul-Sep;15(3):3313
  • Scott, A., Ejikeme, S. C., Clottey, E. N., & Thomas, J. (2013). Obesity in sub-Saharan Africa: Development of an ecological theoretical framework. Health Promotion International. Mar;28(1):4-16. doi: 10.1093/heapro/das038.
  • Clottey, Emmanuel N. O. (2012). “African American Grandparents raising their Grandchildren in Rural Areas: A Phenomenological Investigation in South Georgia.” Dissertation in partial fulfillment of the Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree, Georgia Southern University
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