Jamy Felton

Position: Head of Data Management

Jamy Felton is Head of Data Management for Afrobarometer. She previously served as the organization’s data quality officer.

Jamy has a master’s degree in politics from the University of Cape Town and bachelor’s degrees in international studies and political science from Stellenbosch University.

As a research assistant, she worked on the Cape Area Survey titled “Changing Political Culture Through Education: Democratic Citizenship and the School Curriculum in Post-Apartheid South Africa.” Prior to that, she was an intern and consultant on the Conflicts of Interest project at the Institute for Security Studies.

Her research interests include political behaviour, particularly public opinion and voting behaviour.