Ghadafi Saibu

Funktion: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Fachrichtung: Politikwissenschaft


  • Social Cohesion and democratization/democracy protection/disinformation
  • Social media mis(dis)information and social cohesion
  • Social media mis(dis)information and democratization/democracy protection
  • Political regimes, political institutions and social cohesion
  • Elections, electoral violence and social cohesion


seit 05/2022 Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Forschungsprogramm "Transformation politischer (Un-)Ordnung: Institutionen, Werte und Frieden"
2016-2022 University of Bayreuth
Research Fellow/PhD Candidate
Dissertation title: “Political Parties, Violent Youth and Electoral Insecurity”
2019-2021 International Collaborative Research Project, University of Exeter/University of Warwick and University of Bayreuth
Researcher "Battling Electoral Misinformation on Social Media and Campaign Strategies in Elections in Ghana"
2013-2016 Parliament of Ghana
Research Assistant for the Member of Parliament for Tamale Central Constituency
2009-2013 Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana)
Research Assistant
2009 und 2013 UNDP and DFID
Conduct Field Survey Research
2009-2010 University of Ghana
Teaching and Research Assistant


  • 2016-2021 DAAD Doctoral Fellowship Award for PhD in Political Science, University of Bayreuth, Germany
  • 2011-2013: DAAD Helmut-Schmidt Public Policy and Good Governance Scholarship (PPGG) Award for Master of Governance and Public Policy, University of Passau, Germany

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