Senior Fellows http://www.eineps.org Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:13:46 +0000 en-gb Mohammed Hassen Ali http://www.eineps.org/index.php/about-us/our-people/senior-fellows/item/53-mohammed-hassen-ali http://www.eineps.org/index.php/about-us/our-people/senior-fellows/item/53-mohammed-hassen-ali

Mohammed-HassenAliDr. Mohammed Hassen Ali graduated in African history from University of London, England. He teaches History 1112: World Civilization since 1500, History 4750: Eastern Africa and the Horn of Africa, History 4760: Central and Southern Africa, and History 4990: The Rise and Fall of the Apartheid System in South Africa. He also teaches two graduate seminar courses on Africa. Dr. Ali’s area of research interest is Ethiopia, with special emphasis on the history of the Oromo people of Ethiopia.

He has published one book and numerous articles and book chapters and edited two other books. Currently Dr. Ali is working on two projects "History of the Oromo and the Christian Kingdom of Ethiopia, 1300-1700" and "History of the City of Harar and the Surrounding Oromo, 1500-1900."

 

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Senior Fellows Fri, 17 Aug 2012 22:30:41 +0000
Adeno Addis http://www.eineps.org/index.php/about-us/our-people/senior-fellows/item/7-adeno-addis http://www.eineps.org/index.php/about-us/our-people/senior-fellows/item/7-adeno-addis

AddisADr. Adeno Addis is William Ray Forrester Professor of Public & Constitutional Law at Tulane University. He received his undergraduate education in Australia and did his graduate work in the United States. He has published extensively in the areas of constitutional law, communications law, jurisprudence and public international law.  

Recent publications include “Imagining the International Community: The Constitutive Dimension of Universal Jurisdiction,” 31 Human Rights Quarterly 129 (2009); “Informal Suspension of Normal Processes: The ‘War on Terror’ as an Autoimmunity Crisis,” 87 Boston University Law Review 323 (2007). 

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Senior Fellows Mon, 14 May 2012 02:28:55 +0000
Al Mariam http://www.eineps.org/index.php/about-us/our-people/senior-fellows/item/34-al-mariam http://www.eineps.org/index.php/about-us/our-people/senior-fellows/item/34-al-mariam

Dr. Alemayehu G. Mariam  (Al Mariam) is a professor of political science at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB). He received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in 1984, and his J.D. from the University of Maryland in 1988. He serves on the board of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at CSUSB. He has given human rights lectures at the Carr Center, Harvard University, and various law schools including the University of Minnesota, American University and UCLA. He also played a central advocacy role in the passage of H.R. 2003 (Ethiopia Democracy and Human Rights Act) in the House of Representatives in 2007. 

For the last several years, he has written a weekly web commentary on Ethiopian human rights and African issues. Currently, he has a weekly blog at the Huffington Post and his articles are featured on Pambazuka News, New American Media, Ethiopian Review and Ethio-Media. He has published two volumes on American constitutional law, including American Constitutional Law: Structures and Process (1994) and American Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights (1998). He is also a Senior Editor of the International Journal of Ethiopian Studies, a leading scholarly journal on Ethiopia.

 

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Senior Fellows Wed, 08 Aug 2012 06:18:11 +0000
Alem Hailu http://www.eineps.org/index.php/about-us/our-people/senior-fellows/item/52-alem-hailu http://www.eineps.org/index.php/about-us/our-people/senior-fellows/item/52-alem-hailu

AlemHailuDr. Alem Hailu is an associate professor and lecturer at Howard University. He received his undergraduate education at Addis Ababa University and his graduate studies at Syracuse University where he obtained a Ph.D. in social science, a Master's of Art degree in social science and a Master's of Public Administration at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. He has worked in various academic, public and non-governmental institutions. Dr. Hailu carried out initiatives for peace, democracy, good governance and development in Africa. He developed collaborative partnership projects among non-governmental institutions as well as governmental and international organizations. He has aspired to combine the theories of conflict resolution with the practicalities of implementing them by engaging grassroots groups in addressing community problems.

In Howard Universityhe has been involved in teaching, research and community service. His research interests include globalization, democratization, governance, culture and development, the sociopolitical dimensions of interstate wars and the political economy of ethnic conflicts.

Dr. Hailu's education and work is informed by the perceived need for developing new approaches to confronting the changing realities of war, terrorism, peace and development within the framework of formulating global responses to the increasingly interconnected world. His areas of specialization include the Horn of Africa, the Great Lakes Region and the Central and Western nations of the continent. He has spoken at and assisted in organizing international conferences on Islamic fundamentalism, ethnic nationalism, political violence, terrorism and conflict that brought together high level public officials, civic leaders and scholars from academia. He is widely published on a variety of areas ranging from African politics, culture and economy to social change and global transformations. His policy studies focusing on the challenges African nations face in the global village attempt to show the crossroads of war and destruction in the context of the interconnections of mutual security unfolding between nations. Africa in the post cold war era succumbed to the tragedies of ethnic wars, state failures and terrorism. With the integration of the global trade and advances in technology, communication and transport, threats are no longer limited to remote areas. Cognizant of the reality that scholars, policy makers and citizens must be engaged in preventing and resolving such conflicts.

A strong believer in collaborative work between the academic, governmental and public/private institutions of learning and public policy, Dr. Hailu has participated in research and policy studies addressing important challenges of the 21st century.His participation in the IABS3-led interdisciplinary research project addressing the problems of war, population displacement and terrorism faced by nations in many different parts of Africa is an example of his continued interest and involvement in complex global issues.

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ewondimu@gmail.com (EINEPS) Senior Fellows Fri, 17 Aug 2012 04:56:27 +0000
Berhanu Abegaz http://www.eineps.org/index.php/about-us/our-people/senior-fellows/item/35-berhanu-abegaz http://www.eineps.org/index.php/about-us/our-people/senior-fellows/item/35-berhanu-abegaz

Dr. Berhanu Abegaz is Professor of Economics and Director of Africana Studies at The College of William and Mary.  He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. His publications are wide-ranging, and those on Ethiopia include:  Essays on Ethiopian Economic Development (Avebury, 1994); “Persistent Stasis in a Tributary Mode of Production: The Peasant Economy of Ethiopia,” J. of Agrarian Change, 5(3), 2005; “Escaping Ethiopia’s Poverty Trap:  The Case for a Second Agrarian Reform,” J. of Modern African Studies, 42(3), 2004; and “Political Parties in Business” (2011).

His research interests are wide-ranging including structural convergence in manufacturing industries between leaders and latecomers, the role of diversified business groups in emerging economies, the challenges facing African industrialization, and poverty traps in Ethiopia ’s agrarian system.

 

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Senior Fellows Wed, 08 Aug 2012 06:21:07 +0000
Donald Levine http://www.eineps.org/index.php/about-us/our-people/senior-fellows/item/42-donald-levine http://www.eineps.org/index.php/about-us/our-people/senior-fellows/item/42-donald-levine

Dr. Donald N. Levine is the Peter B. Ritzma Professor of Sociology and former dean of the College at the University of Chicago. For nearly half a century he has been devoted to Ethiopia–as a scholar, in university teaching, in providing expert assistance to various government bodies, and in community service on behalf of Ethiopians at home and abroad.  

Levine's publications on Ethiopia include dozens of articles, parts of The Flight from Ambiguity: Essays in Social and Cultural Theory (1985), and two books, Wax and Gold: Tradition and Innovation in Ethiopian Culture (1965), now reprinted by Tsehai Publishers and Greater Ethiopia: The Evolution of a Multiethnic Society (1974), a second edition of which, with a new preface was published, in 2001. An Amharic translation of this book (Tiliqitu Etyopya) was published in 2001 by the Addis Ababa University Press.  Other publications include Visions of the Sociological Tradition (1995) and, most recently, Powers of the Mind: The Reinvention of Liberal Learning.

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Senior Fellows Wed, 08 Aug 2012 06:48:25 +0000
Messay Kebede http://www.eineps.org/index.php/about-us/our-people/senior-fellows/item/36-messay-kebede http://www.eineps.org/index.php/about-us/our-people/senior-fellows/item/36-messay-kebede

Dr. Messay Kebede is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Dayton, Ohio. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Grenoble in France. He has previously taught philosophy at Addis Ababa University. He is the author of several books, Meaning and Development (Rodopi 1994), Survival and Modernization (Red Sea 1999), Africa’s Quest for a Philosophy of Decolonization (2004), Radicalism and Cultural Dislocation in Ethiopia, 1960-1974 (Rochester 2008) and the co-editor of Education, Politics and Social Change in Ethiopia (Tsehai 2010). He has also published numerous articles in professional journals including The International Journal of Ethiopian Studies where he serves as editorial board member.

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Senior Fellows Wed, 08 Aug 2012 06:21:55 +0000
Terrence Lyons http://www.eineps.org/index.php/about-us/our-people/senior-fellows/item/37-terrence-lyons http://www.eineps.org/index.php/about-us/our-people/senior-fellows/item/37-terrence-lyons

Dr. Terrence Lyons received his doctorate in international relations from the Johns Hopkins University School for Advanced International Studies and served as a Fellow associated with the Conflict Resolution in Africa project at the Brookings Institution and as Senior Research and Program Leader for Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding at the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo.  Lyons has participated in talks to resolve conflicts in Ethiopia and served as Senior Program Advisor to the Carter Center’s project on 2005's postconflict elections in Ethiopia.

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Senior Fellows Wed, 08 Aug 2012 06:23:08 +0000