Samuel Andreas Admasie

Graduate of Addis Ababa University (political science), the International Institute of Social Studies (development studies), and Leiden University (African studies). He was awarded a joint doctoral degree summa cum laude by the University of Basel (African studies) and the University of Pavia (history) for a dissertation on the history of the Ethiopian labour movement. He has taught at Addis Ababa University and the Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Hargeisa, and has worked as a research advisor at the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency. Since 2013, he is serving as the International Institute of Social History's regional representative in Africa.

Research interests include studies of class relations, trade unionism, labour history and studies, and political economy of the Horn of Africa in general and Ethiopia in particular.