Gregory Gondwe

Visiting Scholar

Gregory Gondwe is an Assistant Professor of Journalism studies at California State University – San Bernardino. He researches contemporary media ecosystems and their implications on society. His scholarly work interrogates the effects of persuasive multimedia media messages across cultural and geographical boundaries. Gregory is joining Harvard’s Institute for Rebooting Social Media to explore how social media influencers in Sub-Saharan Africa are ‘decolonizing and outsmarting’ digital media platforms. In this study, he examines questions of digital governance, surveillance, censorship, algorithms, and resistance. Some of his other works include cross-national studies on mis/disinformation in sub-Saharan Africa as they relate to gender, geo-location, age, and media literacy. Gregory received education from the University of Colorado – Boulder, USA; University of Oregon, USA; and St. Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT). Previously, he served as a priest student where he studied philosophy and theology. His work experience includes serving as a journalist, a teacher, and a researcher both in the US and Africa.

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