Florence Brisset-Foucault

Published on April 1, 2016 Updated on April 1, 2016

IMPACT (International Media, Political Action & Communication Technologies)

Florence Brisset-Foucault
Biography
Florence Brisset-Foucault is a Lecturer in Political Science at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Previously, she was a Research Fellow in African Politics at the University of Cambridge. Her interests lie in the sociology and history of the media in East Africa.

She has studied the mental constructions of citizenship as conveyed in radio talk shows, the impact of the transnational economy of aid on local media, as well as the ambivalent relationship between the State and the media in contexts often labeled as authoritarian.

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