EAS Associate Fellows

Kay Kaufman Shelemay

Kay Kaufman Shelemay is the G. Gordon Watts Professor of Music and of African and African American Studies at Harvard University. Her book, Music Ritual, and Falasha History, won…

Martyn Poliakoff

Martyn Poliakoff is Professor of Chemistry at Nottingham University and is the Foreign Secretary and Vice-President of the Royal Society. He is the recipient of Knighthood and…

Paul Mohr

Paul Mohr is Emeritus Professor at the Department of Geology at the National University of Ireland. He served as head of the Geology Department at the University College Galway -…

Richard Pankhurst

Richard Pankhurst is pioneer in Ethiopian economic and social history. He is founding Director of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies; co-founder of the Society of Friends of the…

Segenet Kelemu

Segenet Kelemu is Director General of the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology. She served as Senior Scientist at the International Centre for Tropical…

Shiferaw Berhanu

Shiferaw Berhanu is Professor of Mathematics at Temple University. He gave a crucial support to the PhD program in mathematic that was recently launched by AAU. Recently, in joint…

Sileshi Semaw

Sileshi Semaw is Senior Scientist at the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana in Burgos, Spain. He is Co-Director of the Gona Palaeoanthropological Research…

Solomon Assefa

Solomon Assefa is Director of Research Strategy and Growth Initiatives for IBM Research - Africa. He was honored by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader; was named…

Solomon Bililign

Solomon Bililign is Professor of Physics at the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. He is the Director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric…

Tekeste Negash

Tekeste Negash is Associate Professor of History at Uppsala University. He served as Senior lecturer and was one of the founders of the Master’s Programme of African Studies at…

Tim D. White

Tim D. White is holder of the Distinguished Chair in Life and Physical Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley. He assisted …

Tsedeke Abate

Tsedeke Abate is Project Leader of the Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa project at CIMMYT Global. He is founder of Crop Protection Society of Ethiopia.  He has served as…