Sim is a PhD candidate at the Rhodes School of Journalism & Media Studies in Grahamstown, South Africa. His research is in the general areas of community media, the public sphere and social capital.
Specifically, Sim is interested in alternative public spheres in enhancement of social capital in emerging democracies.
Sim studied at Makerere University and New York University, and has worked in various reporting and news management capacities at some Uganda’s most prestigious titles, including The Monitor.
In the 16 years since his first graduation in 1994, he has amassed experience as a journalists and lecturer, consultant and researcher.
Sim’s core strengths include creative problem solving, a writing flair, a strong resolve to get tasks done, interpersonal skills and extensive academic and professional research experience. He has strong editing and managerial skills and experience in international affairs. He often works independently, and in a team-structure.
Sim is committed to Public Affairs, and impact that that governance has on Uganda’s various publics.