Charles Mate-Kole is a Professor of Psychology and Director, Centre for Ageing Studies, College of Humanities, and Consultant Neuropsychologist, Department of Psychiatry (School of Medicine and Dentistry) at the University of Ghana. His previous appointments include; Professor of Psychology and Founding Director, Centre for Africana Studies, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT USA; Geroneuropsychologist, Queen Elizabeth (QEll) Health Sciences Center, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Adjunct Clinical Professor of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada; Research Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School (now Imperial College School of Medicine), London, UK.
He holds position as Professor Emeritus – Psychology, Central Connecticut State University, CT USA; Founding Member and General Secretary, Pan African Psychology Union (PAPU) in Durban, South Africa; Editor-in-Chief of the Ghana International Journal of Mental Health.
His research is mainly in the area of neuropsychology, especially dementia and cognitive remediation after brain damage; development of an assessment tool for detecting cognitive impairments and suspected brain dysfunction. In the past decade, he has developed interest in African cultural values and behaviour.