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Dr. Dan Paget is a Lecturer in Politics at the University of Aberdeen. He studies African electoral politics, political communication and political discourse. He is currently writing a book about rallies and electioneering in sub-Saharan Africa. He completed his doctorate at the University of Oxford. He has previously held posts at University College London and the School of Oriental and African Studies.

Dan has published in the Journal of Democracy, African Affairs, the International Journal of Press/Politics, the Journal of Political Ideologies and Democratization.

Latest posts by Dan Paget

Tanzanian poll is likely to usher in a new era of authoritarianism. Here's why.

"Any resemblance that Tanzania has borne to a liberal democracy seems to be slipping away. Not only is the apparent scale of election manipulation unprecedented," writes Dan Paget.

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