Yinebeb Nigatu Tessema

Yinebeb Nigatu Tessema is a project researcher at the African Studies Centre Leiden. He coordinates the project 'Strengthening the Reform Agenda: Enhancing economic opportunities and inclusive patterns of regional governance', a project focusing on the Oromia and Amhara regions of Ethiopia. He is also PhD candidate at the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs of Leiden University (Institute of Security and Global Affairs). His research focus is on Security and Democracy in post-1991 Ethiopia.

Previous education:
MA in International Politics, the University of Manchester, UK
LLB in Law, Hawassa University Law School

Employment:
Assistant Lecturer, Hawassa University Law School
Adviser to the President of Hawassa University
Senior Researcher at the Ethiopian International Institute for Peace and Development
Research Interests include: Security Studies, Rule of Law, Democratization, Ethiopia, Horn of Africa

Y. (Yinebeb) Tessema
Project researcher
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