Senior advisory team
Jamy is the head of data management at Afrobarometer
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.
Areas of interest
AD334: Préalable au progrès, l’électricité accessible et fiable manque toujours à la majorité d’Africains
AD467: South Africans support government’s COVID-19 response but are critical of corruption and skeptical of vaccines
AD334: Prerequisite for progress: Accessible, reliable power still in short supply across Africa
AD248: Increasingly non-partisan, South Africans willing to trade elections for security, housing, jobs
AD210: Climate change, government management pose challenges in agriculture-dependent Malawi
AD89: As South Africa’s local elections approach, public confidence underpins system in turmoil