Theodora Dame


Member, Ethics Committee

Dr Theodora Dame Adjin-Tettey is a Research Associate at the School of Journalism and Media Studies, Rhodes University, South Africa and a lecturer at the Department of Communication Studies, University of Ghana. She was a postdoctoral fellow on the NRF-funded Licence to Talk research project at the School of Journalism and Media Studies, Rhodes University from January 2020 to December 2021. Theodora holds a Master of Philosophy and PhD degrees in Communication Studies from the University of Ghana and the University of South Africa, respectively. She has published academic papers and book chapters in the areas of new media usage and appropriation, body image and influence of media, climate change communication, among others. Recent research projects she has been part of are the sustainable journalism in sub-Saharan Africa study and policy brief, the South African country report on government communications during the pandemic, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Foundation-funded study on global strategies to save Journalism and the Open Society Foundations' commissioned report on news consumption habits among non-elite audiences in the global south.Her research interests span emerging (digital) technologies usage and appropriation, journalism and media studies and climate information consumption.

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