Sait Matty Jaw

Sait Matty Jaw

Associate Fellow
Research Department:
Glocal Junctions

Contact

E-Mail: jaw@hsfk.de
Twitter: @saitmatty

CV

since 2021Associate Fellow at PRIF
 Researcher in the project "Local perceptions of regional interventions: AU and ECOWAS in Burkina Faso and The Gambia"
since 2018Co-Founder and Executive Director, Center for Research and Policy Development (CRPD), the Gambia
since 2018Project Director, Afrobarometer Survey The Gambia, Center for Policy Research and Strategic Studies (CEPRASS), the Gambia
since 2014Lecturer, Political Science, Department of Political Science, University of the Gambia (UTG), the Gambia
2015–2017Master, Public Administration, University of Bergen, Norway
2015–2014Master, African History, University of the Gambia (UTG), the Gambia
2008–2011Bachelor of Science, Political Science, University of the Gambia (UTG), the Gambia

Expertise

Sait Matty Jaw is working on the following issues:

  • Comparative problems of democratic development and consolidation
  • Democratic transitions and prospects in Africa
  • Public attitudes and values toward democracy in Africa
  • Human Security
  • West African Migrants in Europe and the African Diaspora

Publications

#GambiaDecides2021: A Sign of Democratic Hope? | 2021

Birchinger, Sophia/Bah, Omar/Jaw, Sait Matty (2021): #GambiaDecides2021: A Sign of Democratic Hope?, PRIF BLOG, 14.12.2021.

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#GambiaDecides2021: A Sign of Democratic Hope? | 2021

Bah, Omar M/Jaw, Sait Matty/Birchinger, Sophia (2021): #GambiaDecides2021: A Sign of Democratic Hope?, PRIF Blog, 14.12.2021.

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The Gambia’s draft Constitution reflects citizens’ preference for term limits, gender quota | 2020

Isbell, Thomas/Jaw, Sait Matty (2020): The Gambia’s draft Constitution reflects citizens’ preference for term limits, gender quota, in: Afrobarometer Dispatch No. 338, www.afrobarometer.org/(...).

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The Complicated Quest for Truth, Reconciliation and Justice in The Gambia | 2019

Jaw, Sait Matty (2019): The Complicated Quest for Truth, Reconciliation and Justice in The Gambia, in: West Africa Insights, 6:4, 14–18, www.media.africaportal.org/(...).

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Gambians with clear message to government: Focus on service delivery | 2019

Jaw, Sait Matty/Isbell, Thomas (2019): Gambians with clear message to government: Focus on service delivery, Afrobarometer Dispatch No. 322, 1.10.2019.

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Gambians trust the armed forces but are split over the presence of ECOMIG | 2019

Jaw, Sait Matty (2019): Gambians trust the armed forces but are split over the presence of ECOMIG, Afrobarometer Dispatch No. 317, 22.8.2019.

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Gambians expect Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission to heal the nation but want human-rights violators prosecuted | 2018

Jaw, Sait Matty (2018): Gambians expect Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission to heal the nation but want human-rights violators prosecuted, Afrobarometer Dispatch No. 249, 31.10.2018.

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Victory for ACDEG: The Gambia’s Post-Election Crisis and Lessons for Africa | 2017

Jaw, Sait Matty (2017): Victory for ACDEG: The Gambia’s Post-Election Crisis and Lessons for Africa, in: Africa’s Democratic Dividends and Deficits. African Governance Newsletter. V4. January–June.

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All Gambians need to rebuild their country, even members of the old regime | 2017

Jaw, Sait Matty (2017): All Gambians need to rebuild their country, even members of the old regime, The Guardian, 30.1.2017.

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Holding Political Parties Accountable in Gambia: Should it be the duty of the Independent Electoral Commission? | 2015

Jaw, Sait Matty (2015): Holding Political Parties Accountable in Gambia: Should it be the duty of the Independent Electoral Commission?, WATHI, 5.10.2015.

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