Chikezie Uzuegbunam

Postdoctoral researcher, University of Cape Town

Chikezie Uzuegbunam earned a doctorate in Media Studies (focusing on digital media and young people) from the University of Cape Town's Centre for Film and Media Studies. He is serving as teaching/research assistant for the same department on postdoctoral basis and is also an adjunct lecturer in Media Studies at Cornerstone Institute, Cape Town. His current research interest focuses on digital media, young people, political communication, and popular culture in Africa, and he has published widely in these areas over the last seven years. He is a 2019 fellow of Oxford Media Policy Institute at Oxford University.


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    Postdoctoral researcher , University of Cape Town