© 2020 SEYRAM AVLE

ABOUT

Academic Appointments

 

2018 - present

Assistant Professor

Department of Communication

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

2015 - 2018

Research Fellow & Investigator

School of Information

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Education 

2008 - 2014

PhD, Communication Studies

University of Michigan 

2003 - 2007

BA, Economics & English 

Literature

Brandeis University 

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Contact 

Department of Communication

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Amherst, MA 01003-1100

Email: savle [at] umass [dot] edu

Recent Media:

Huawei rides security concerns (African Business Magazine) 

Inside Shenzhen's race to outdo Silicon Valley (MIT Tech Review)

The rise of Chinese tech in Africa (The China-Africa Project)

Rethinking innovation (Citi Trends) 

Some Audio/Videos:

Harvard University Center for African Studies: Designing the south

 

SAIS-CARI: Reorienting tech transfer

Distribution Matters: Radio via mobiles in Ghana 

 

CHI 2016 talk: Design(ing) here and there