Mamello M (aka Mamello Mosiana) is a researcher at Open Secrets and a PhD student in the Political Studies department at the University of Cape Town (UCT). Mamello considers themselves a writer and an artist- they are the site owner & writer of the blog mamello.art.

Mamello holds an MPhil in Justice and Transformation from UCT as well as an MSc in Security, Leadership and Society from King’s College London. They have taught and tutored political studies, gender studies and public administration and worked for the Institute for Justice Reconciliation and the International Centre for Transitional Justice where they contributed to research on transitional justice issues.

*Mamello goes by the pronouns they/she/them/her