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Mohamed Elmi

University of Cape Town
PhD Candidate

Mohamed Elmi is a PhD Candidate (ABD) in Information Systems at University of Cape Town and a Project Coordinator with the Ted Rogers School of Management's Institute for Innovation and Technology Management at Ryerson University. Mohamed’s doctoral research focuses on how Information Communication Technologies can further economic and social development in African countries. As part of his research, he looks at how ICT is used within communities that lack a defined and legitimate state apparatus, in an attempt to identify what role these technologies can play in building a stable Somalia. Prior to this, Mohamed completed his thesis Masters of Arts in International Development Studies at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and an Honour Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of New Brunswick.