Efiong Akwaowo, PhD

Efiong Akwaowo, PhD

Forbes School of Business

Dr. Efiong Akwaowo is an Assistant Professor in the Forbes School of Business at Ashford University. He received his PhD in International Business from Northcentral University and holds a Master and Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas Southern University. Dr. Akwaowo has over twelve years of managerial experience, having worked with renowned corporations such as YUM Brands International and Rumak Global, LLC. He says, “My favorite thing about teaching is getting to mentor and learn from my students. I am excited to be a part of a renowned institution, and to associate with the best in the industry. I chose Ashford because of its experienced faculty members and the caring nature of the organization.” Dr. Akwaowo resides in Murphy, TX. He has been married to his wife Rose for over two decades. The couple has two sons and two daughters.