Dr. Aschalew Abeje Lakew

Professional Summary
Aschalew Abeje Lakew
Assistant Professor of Social Anthropology  
Faculty of Social Sciences               
 Bahir Dar University,
Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Work Experiences                                                               
Graduate Assistant I, October 2002-2003, Bahir Dar University 
Graduate Assistant II, 2004-2005, Bahir Dar University
Lecturer , 2007-2015, Bahir Dar University
Assistant Professor, since July 2015
Education
PhD in Social Anthropology, Addis Ababa University, 2015
Higher Diploma License as Certified Professional Teacher, Bahir Dar University, 2009
MA Degree in Social Anthropology, Addis Ababa University, 2007
BA Degree in History, Bahir Dar University, (2001)
Positions and Committee works
Chairperson, Staff Proportion Committee of the Social Sciences, Bahir Dar University 
Chairperson of the Organizing Committee of  the 4th Social Science National Conference of  the Faculty of Social Sciences, Bahir Dar University, 6-7 May 2016
Kollela Model Village Research Team/ Committee Member, since 24/9/2016
Research Associate of the Abay Quest Research Team, January 2017-2020
Associate Editor of the Ethiopian Journal of Social Sciences, since October  2016
Chairperson of the Organizing Committee of  the 3rd Social Science National Conference of  the Faculty of Social Sciences, Bahir Dar University, 6-7 May 2016
Member of Curriculum Committee of Social Sciences Faculty, 2003-2004
Member of the University’s Students Discipline Committee (2008-2009)
Member of curriculum appraisal committee, Bahir Dar University, 2008-2009
Associate Dean of Research and Community Services, Nov. 2015-Jul.2017
 
Research Experiences
Transnational Marriage and its Effects on Home Community: The Gondare Case, 2015
MA Thesis: Rural-urban Migration to Bahir Dar Town, 2006
BA Senior Essay: The History of Bahir Dar Oil Factory, 2001
 
Publications
Aschalew, A.2019. Causes and Effects of Rural-urban Migration in Ethiopia: A Case Study from Amhara Region, Journal of Rural Studies, (In Press)
Aschalew, A.2019. Sweetest Dreams Bitter Endings: Impacts of Transnational Marriage on Home Communities: A Case Study from Ethiopia, Journal of International Migration and Integration, (In Press)
Aschalew, A.2016. Reasons for Transnational Marriage among Expatriate Ethiopians, Ethiopian Journal of the Social Sciences, 4(2):1-29
Aschalew, A. 2009. The Migration Experience to Bahir Dar Town: Case Study on Daily Laborers. VDM: Germany
 
Professional Membership
ESSSWA (Ethiopian Society of Sociologists, Social Workers,&  Anthropologists, 2005-2019
 
     
    

Department: 
Social Anthropology
Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Contact info: 
: 0913834360 Email: aschua2015@gmail.com