Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice

Sam Abaidoo

Professor of Sociology

Contact Information

Office: Kennesaw Campus
Social Sciences Building (SO 402), Room 5058
Phone: 470-578-6739


Sam Abaidoo earned his Ph.D. in Sociology in 1997; MA in Sociology in 1994 from the University of Saskatchewan and M. Sc. in Sociology in 1993 from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. Dr. Abaidoo’s teaching and research interests include Technology and Society, Sociology of the Family, Biotechnology and Social Change, Social Change in West Africa, and Environmental Sociology. He is a member of the Kennesaw State University’s Resource Group for African Programs; contributed to the development of the African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) major at Kennesaw State University, and has directed faculty-staff development initiative and several study abroad programs to Ghana. Dr. Abaidoo holds membership in several professional associations, including the American Sociological Association (ASA) and Georgia Sociological Association (GSA), and served as President of the GSA. He has published a manuscript, several refereed articles and a book chapter.


Ph.D., University of Saskatchewan
M.A., University of Saskatchewan
M.Sc., University of Cape Coast