Professor Thomas Tufte

Thomas is a Professor in the Department of Communication and Arts at Roskilde University, Denmark and co-director of the Orecomm Centre for Communication and Glocal Change (https://orecomm.net/). His research explores how the communication practices of governments, NGOs and social movements enhance opportunities for citizen-led change. His is particularly interested in what it takes to enable citizens’ voices, participation, and power in processes of social change. Thomas currently directs the Nordic-Kenyan research project Critical Perspectives on Processes of New Media and Social Change in the Global South. Thomas is the author of many journal articles and author or editor of fifteen books, including The Handbook of Development Communication and Social Change (edited with Karin Gwinn Wilkins and Rafael Obregon, Wiley-Blackwell, 2014).

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