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Dr. Alemayehu Erkihun | History Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Alemayehu Erkihun, Wollo University, Ethiopia

Dr. Alemayehu Erkihun Engida (PhD) is an Ethiopian historian specializing in boundary studies in the Horn of Africa. With a PhD from Bahir Dar University, he lectures at Wollo University, teaching courses on African history and conflict dynamics. Dr. Erkihun’s research focuses on Ethiopia-Sudan border issues, published in various peer-reviewed journals. As an editor-in-chief of Abyssinia Journal of Business and Social Sciences, he contributes significantly to academia. He’s presented extensively at international conferences, showcasing his expertise on historical and contemporary geopolitical challenges in the region. πŸŒπŸ“š

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πŸ“š Education and Academic Background

Dr. Alemayehu Erkihun Engida (PhD) is an Ethiopian historian born on November 12, 1986, in Agaw Medir, Gojjam, Ethiopia. He holds a PhD in History, specializing in Boundary, Frontier, and Borderland Studies in the Horn of Africa, from Bahir Dar University. With a Master of Arts in History and a Bachelor of Education in History from Bahir Dar University and Jimma University respectively, Dr. Erkihun’s academic journey is extensive and enriched. His doctoral dissertation focused on border issues between Ethiopia and Sudan from 1898-1991. πŸŽ“

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ« Teaching Experiences

Dr. Erkihun has served as a lecturer at Wollo University, Ethiopia, imparting knowledge on various undergraduate and graduate courses. His teachings cover diverse topics including African history, colonial experiences, contemporary issues, and political history of Ethiopia and the Horn. He also offers specialized courses like Advanced Historiography, Environmental History, and Statehood and Ideology in Colonial and Post-Colonial Africa to graduate students. Dr. Erkihun’s dedication to education is evident through his extensive teaching portfolio. 🏫

Research Focus

Dr. Alemayehu Erkihun Engida’s research primarily focuses on the geopolitical complexities and boundary disputes between Ethiopia and Sudan. His work delves into the intricate nexus between political tensions and cross-border contraband trade, particularly during the period from 1974 to 1991, as evidenced by his article in Cogent Arts & Humanities. Additionally, he explores contested issues surrounding the Gwynn Line boundary, emphasizing authorization processes and irregularities in demarcation, as showcased in his publication in the International Social Science Journal. Through his research, Dr. Erkihun sheds light on critical socio-political dynamics in the Horn of Africa region. πŸŒπŸ”


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Alemayehu Erkihun | History Award | Best Researcher Award

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