Welcome aboard, Sally Boyani!!
Sally Boyani from Kenia has joined the DPE team and will be pursuing her doctorate under the primary supervision of Prof. Hannah Schmid-Petri. She did her Masters of Research and Public Policy at the University of Nairobi.
Boyani is a journalist and a policy communication consultant, she has worked for BBC, Citizen and WIRED Middle East, among others. Her research interests are in network science, policy debates and advocacy coalitions. She would like to map and measure the patterns of stakeholder discourses in influencing policy formulation in digital platform ecosystems.
Why Passau? ‘‘The DPE program boasts an exceptional interdisciplinary collaboration structure. Researchers have the freedom to work with integral components of diverse disciplines by synthesizing ideas and employing innovative methodologies.’’