Former International IDEA Staff

Seema Shah

Former Programme Officer
Expertise
Elections, Money in Politics, media and politics

BIOGRAPHY  

Seema Shah’s work focused on media and elections, with a special emphasis on the role of social media in electoral processes.

Her research also touched on electoral integrity and ethnically motivated electoral violence. Her previous work includes advocacy and research related to campaign finance reform, electoral fraud, voting rights and electoral violence in the United States, Kenya and Sri Lanka.

Shah was a Fulbright Scholar in Sri Lanka in 2003-2004, and she was named a Fellow of the British Institute of East Africa in 2013-2014.

Education: 
PhD (University of California, Los Angeles)
Languages: 
English
Gujarati