Araba Sey

Araba Sey is a Research Assistant Professor with the Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA) at the Information School. Her research interests are in the social and economic implications of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in developing countries. Most recently she has been investigating the development of mobile payphone systems in Africa, and the impacts of mobile phone use in Ghana from industry and user perspectives. Other interests include globalization and the evolution of media systems in developing countries, the historical role of broadcast technologies in socio-economic development, and the implications of new ICTs for media and communicative practices. Araba holds a PhD in Communication (2008) from the University of Southern California. She is co-author of “Mobile Communication and Society: A Global Perspective” (2006) with Manuel Castells, Mireia Fernandez Ardevol and Jack Qui.

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