Prof. Akosua Perb specializes in indigenous slavery in Ghana, women and slavery and slave camps and slave sites in Ghana. She was a Fulbright Scholar in residence at Manchester College in Indiana. She is the author of A History of Indigenous Slavery in Ghana from the 15th to the 19th Century and has written over twenty refereed articles and book chapters. Dr Perbi acts as Ghana’s permanent representative on UNESCO’s International Scientific and Technical Committee on the Slave Route Project and is a council member and the treasurer of the Historical Society of Ghana. She has been interviewed on the subject of slavery for CNN, BBC and Wall to Wall Television.