Leon is a Ph.D. Fellow at the Department of Environment and Sustainability Sciences, University for Development Studies, Ghana, and the Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Leon holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and an MPhil in History from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana, and the Higher School of Economics, Russia, respectively. He possesses over six years of research experience. His research focuses on Agro-pastoral relations, natural resource conflict, and state-building in Ghana, West Africa.