Emmanuel Septime Sessou
Department: Media and Communication

Biography

Emmanuel Septime Sessou is a doctoral candidate at Temple University’s Lew Klein College of Media and Communication. Prior to joining Temple University, he worked in his country’s government as the Press Secretary of the Minister of Interior, Homeland Security, and Religion. His research interests are within the scope of geopolitics, communication for development and social change, and environmental communication in West Africa.

Degree

Field

School

Year

MS

Globalization and Development Communication

Temple University

2018

MA

French Language and Literature (Lettres Modernes)

University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin

2014

BA

French Language and Literature (Lettres Modernes)

University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin

2011

Publications                                                                   

Tinga, T., Murphy, P. & Sessou, E. S. (2020). ICTs, environmental activism and community mobilization in sub-Saharan Africa. In J. Diaz-Pont, P. Maeseele, A. E. Sjolander, M. Mishra & K. Foxwell-Norton (eds.), The local and the digital in environmental communication. IAMCR/Palgrave.

Conference Presentations

  • ICTs, environmental activism and community mobilization in sub-Saharan Africa. Tinga, T., Murphy, P., Sessou, E. S., Global Fusion Conference, Austin, TX., October 2019.
  • Workers World Media Productions: A Case of Social Movement Media for a Better South Africa. Sessou, E. S., Graduate Research Forum, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, April 2018.