Ignatius Fosu joined the department in 2005, after completing his Ph.D. in Mass Communication from The University of Alabama. He has a masters degree in Marketing from the University of Alabama, a graduate diploma in Communications from the University of Ghana, and a bachelors degree in Psychology from the University of Ghana.He teaches advertising and public relations courses. His research interests include mass media effects, individual differences in responses to sexual information in advertisements, and effects of risk disclosures on responses to prescription drug advertising. His research has been presented at international conventions and published in reputable journals.He previously worked as a television producer/director for METRO TV in Accra, Ghana, and a disc jockey and talk show host for Radio Univers in Accra, Ghana. He also worked as a Special Projects Manager for the Division of Distance Education of the University of Alabama, where his duties included marketing analysis of distance education programs and developing marketing plans.He is an avid music lover. He plays percussion, drums, and bass guitar.