Staff Profiles

Name: Dereje Fufa Bidu (Founder and Head of the Department from September 2007 to August 2011) interviewing an elder in the field)
Academic Rank:
 Lecturer
Field of Specialisation:
 Literature and Ph. D candidate in India
Research Interest:
Folk culture
Contact Address:
  bderejefufa@yahoo.com


Name: Jira Mekonnen Choroke
Academic Rank:
 Lecturer
Field of Specialisation:
 Social anthropology and Ph. D candidate at Addis Ababa University
Research Interest:
Environmental issues
Contact:

Email:
jiramekonnen@gmail.com 
Tel.:
0911346815       


Name: Lemessa Margo Bulto (at his research site)
Academic Rank:
 Lecturer
Field of Specialisation:
 Social anthropology and Ph. D candidate in India
Research Interest:
Cultural and environmental issues
Contact:

Email:
lammees2007@gmail.com      


Name: Deressa Debu Woyessa (Department Head since September 2011)
Academic Rank:
 Lecturer
Field of Specialisation:
History
Research Interest:
Religious and agro-ecological issues
Publication:
Agro-Ecological History of Omo Naaddaa in Jimma Zone of Oromiyaa 1900-2007
Email Address:
dheeroo1976@yahoo.ca                  
Tel.:
091130 17 17



Name:
 Wondimu Legesse Abadefar
Academic Rank: Lecturer
Field of Specialisation: Literature and journalism and Ph. D candidate at Addis Ababa University
Research Interest: Film study
Publication: Psychoanalysis study on the life of Sibihat G/ Igzaber
Email Address: l.wondimu@yahoo.com won123teg@gmail.com
Tel.: 0911469005


Name: Tena Alemayehu Kumsa
Academic Rank:
Assistant Lecturer
Field of Specialisation:
Theatrical art and MA candidate at Addis Ababa University
Research Interest:
Cultural documentation
Tel:
0922877715

 


Name: Derartu Abera Dibera
Academic Rank: Graduate Assistant II
Field of Specialisation: Oromo folklore and literature, and MA          candidate at Addis Ababa University
Research Interest: Gender issues
Tel: 0917002675


Name: Jemila Adem Hussien
Academic Rank: Graduate Assistant II
Field of Specialisation: Oromo folklore and literature, and MA candidate at Addis Ababa University
Research Interest: Cultural marriage customs
Tel.: 0910433743


Name: Kamil Mohammed Abbadima
Academic Rank: Graduate Assistant II
Field of Specialisation: Oromo folklore and literature
Research Interest: Cultural and societal issues
Tel.: 0910125447
Email: Kamilmoh@yahoo.com


Name: Kusa Gemeda Disassa
Academic Rank: Graduate Assistant II
Field of Specialisation: Oromo folklore and literature
Research Interest: Cultural issues
Tel.: 0917000711


Name: Dejene Gemechu Chala (PhD) 
Academic Rank: Assistant professor
Field of Specialisation: Ph.D in Social anthropology
Research Interest: Customary conflict resolution mechanisms
Email: dejemoti_33@yahoo.com
Tel.: 0911766348


Name: Gemechu Taye Chelenka
Academic Rank: Lecturer
Field of Specialisation: Social anthropology
Research Interest: Culture
Email: datage98c@yahoo.com
Tel.: 0911945740


Name:Ayehu Bacha Teso
Academic Rank: Graduate Assistant I
Field of Specialisation: Oromo Folklore and Literature 
Research Interest: Heroism
Email Address: ayew.bacha@yahoo.com
Tel.: 0917107654

 


Name: Lenin Kuto Hamado
Academic Rank: Graduate Assistant I
Field of Specialisation: Oromo Folklore and Literature 
Research Interest: Taboo
Tel.: 0910021215
Email: leninkuto@gmail.com

 


Name:Megersa Regessa Tolesa
Academic Rank: Graduate Assistant I
Field of Specialisation: Oromo folklore and literature 
Research Interest: Religious and cultural issues
Tel.: 091709078

 

 


 

Name: Milkesa Edae Tufa
Academic Rank:
Graduate Assistant I
Field of Specialisation: Oromo Folklore and Literature 
Research Interest: Culture
Tel.: 0912260066
Email: milkesaedae@gmail.com