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Dr. Vanessa Malila

Head of Advocacy and Impact Programme (AIP)

Dr Vanessa Malila, Head of AIP – Vanessa grew up in Johannesburg. She studied journalism and media studies at Rhodes University, before working briefly as a journalist. She then returned to Rhodes University as a junior lecturer in New Media. She left Grahamstown once more to attain her PhD in Communication Studies from the University of Leeds before returning once more to Rhodes University to take up a position as a postdoc research fellow at the School of Journalism and Media Studies. Between 2012 and 2015 her research focused on the complex relationship between young South Africans, the media and citizenship in the post-apartheid South African context. She joined the PSAM in March 2016. 

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