Politics and security in West Africa: Ivory Coast, Senegal and Mali
Stig Jarle Hansen, Vegard Vibe
Political scientist focusing on the interactions between young people and the state as mediated by new technologies.
Pauline Lemaire is a PhD fellow at CMI within the project Youth in Africa: How Africa's post conflict regimes handle the African millenials. Her focus will be on young people's and regimes' use of social media for political intervention. Prior to joining CMI, she worked as a consultant in the fields of political and security risk.
She obtained a Master's degree in Democracy Building at the Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen, during which she focused on the role played by Internet companies during the Arab Spring. She also holds a Master's degree in International Relations, specialising in conflict analysis and peacebuilding, from Sciences Po Lille, France.