Souleymane Coulibaly is a PhD research student at the Digital Media Research Centre (DMRC), Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia. He is a former Fulbright scholarship grantee and completed a Master of Science in Public Communication and Technology at Colorado State University (CSU) in the United States. He also holds a Master’s Degree in English and a DESS (post-graduate diploma) in Information Education Communication and Sustainable Behavioural Change Communication (IEC/SBCC) from Felix Houphouet Boigny University, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. He has worked for 8 years, as a project and communication manager, in public health in Africa. While completing his Master of Science in the United States, he was a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) in communication at CSU, and joined a team of researchers working on a mobile health registry project, as an intern, at the mHealth Impact Laboratory in Colorado. His research interests include new media (uses and effects), digital inclusion of disadvantaged populations, and technology-based health promotion.
Thesis title: Developing digital inclusion for better health outcomes within African migrant and refugee communities in Australia
- Principal supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Michael Dezuanni
- Associate supervisor: Dr Elija Cassidy