I am a PhD candidate at the University of Warwick, studying the role of opposition parties in 'hybrid' regimes, focusing on Uganda and Burkina Faso as case studies. My research interests are political parties and participation, regime types, and transitions. I am currently based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
Political Parties and Interest Groups
African Political Parties
I was invited on Voice of America's Straight Talk Africa on 9 December 2015 to discuss the 2015 presidential elections in Burkina Faso.
I was invited to comment on Burkina Faso's presidential and legislative elections on TRT World on 29 November 2015.
I was invited by France 24 to comment on the popular uprising in Burkina Faso in October 2014, both in English and in French.
I took part in Al Jazeera English's Inside Story to discuss the security deterioration in Burkina Faso.
I was invited to talk about the political and security context in Burkina Faso for the BBC's Focus on Africa programme recorded in Ouagadougou during the FESPACO film festival.
I provided context to the January 2016 terrorist attack in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso for RFI.
I was quoted in a Daily Maverick article on the September 2015 coup attempt in Burkina Faso.
I was quoted in a Guardian article about the popular resistance to the coup attempt in Burkina Faso.
I was quoted in an Al Jazeera article about the November 2015 elections in Burkina Faso.