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Dr. Matti Pohjonen

Africa's Voices Foundation
Senior Researcher
Cambridge, UK / Nairobi
Prior to joining Africa’s Voices as a Senior Researcher, Matti worked as a Research Fellow for the VOX-Pol Network of Excellence and for the Programme for Comparative Media Law and Policy (PCLMP), at the University of Oxford, on project mapping social media discussions in Ethiopia. He holds a PhD from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), where he also worked as an AHRC-funded Post-Doctorate Research Fellow, Senior Teaching Fellow and Research Fellow in Digital Culture. He is currently interested in developing digital research and data analysis methods focused on hard-to-reach populations and low-resources languages in Africa.