Kassahun Berhanu

Kassahun Berhanu sadly passed away on 22 February 2022. Read the In Memoriam by Jon Abbink, including a select bibliography.

Kassahun Berhanu was an associate professor in Political Science at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. He researched and published on issues mainly relating to democracy, civil society, decentralization and governance in Ethiopia, as well as conflicts, elections and constitution making in Africa.


Doctor of Philosophy (Political Science), Free University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, April 2000.             .
Master of Arts (Politics of Development), Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, December 1991
Certificate, Peace Studies, United Nations University in Collaboration with the Institute for World Economics, April 1987.
Bachelor of Arts (Distinction) in Political Science and International Relations (major), and Public Administration (minor), Addis Ababa University, July, 1986.


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