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Desalegn Amsalu

Desalegn Amsalu
Committee Member
About Me

Desalegn Amsalu has been a researcher at the Institute of Ethiopian Studies since 2008. He completed his PhD in Social Anthropology in 2016. He has done extensive fieldwork in Ethiopia since 2008.

His publications are related to topics of identity and victimhood, inter-ethnic relations, social marginalization and vulnerable groups, as well as legal pluralism.

He also lectures courses at the Department of Social Anthropology at Addis Ababa University. Since July 2018, he is the head of the research unit at the Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa University.

Desalegn Amsalu, PhD, Assistant Professor, Social Anthropology, Institute for Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. Email: