Project team

Who we are

The  team behind the DDMAC project is based in Mali, Ethiopia, Norway and the Netherlands. Current project members (in alphabetical order) are:

Mulatu Alemayehu

Mulatu Alemayehu Moges is an established researcher of online media in Ethiopia, where he currently works as an assistant professor at Addis Ababa University.

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Mirjam de Bruijn

Mirjam de Bruijn coordinates the research of social media use and networks. She is Professor in African studies at the History Institute and African Studies Center Leiden University.

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Luca Bruls

Luca Bruls is a junior researcher in the DDMAC project. She holds a BA in Arabic Language, a BA in Cultural Anthropology and a ResMA in Middle Eastern Studies.

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Modibo Galy Cissé

Modibo Galy Cissé is a researcher and coordinator of the project’s collaboration with Voice4Thought in Mali.

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Johannes Langguth

Johannes Langguth supervises and coordinates the efforts to gather and analyze social media data in the DDMAC project.

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Bruce Mutsvairo

Bruce Mutsvairo studies the transnational transformation of contemporary media at Utrecht University in the Netherlands.

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Kristin Skare Orgeret

Kristin Skare Orgeret Dr.Art. is the project leader of the DDMAC project. She is Professor in Journalism and Media Studies at OsloMet University in Norway, where she co-heads the research group MEKK (Media, War and Conflict).

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Daniel Thilo Schroeder

Daniel Thilo Schroeder is a researcher focusing on computational methods in the project.

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Samba Dialimpa Badji

Samba Dialimpa Badji is a Research Fellow in the DD-MAC project and PhD candidate at Oslomet University.

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