Kumilachew Siferaw Anteneh

 Personal Details

  •  Full Name: Kumilachew Siferaw Anteneh
  • Academic Rank: Assistant Professor
  • Current Administrative post: Internal Projects Coordinator, Bahir Dar University
  • Address: Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, 79.  Office: 0588209760 Cell: 0937620438
  • Personal Email: kumilachew.siferaw@gmail.com
  • Institutional email: kumilachews@bdu.edu.et

 Work Experiences

  • Lecturer, 09/15/2011 to 03/10/2016, Mekelle University- Mekelle, Ethiopia
  • Lecturer, 03/11/2016-Present, Bahir Dar University- Bahir Dar, Ethiopia


  • Masters of Arts in Social Anthropology with a CGPA of 3.82/4.00, Addis Ababa University,  2015
  • Bachelors of Arts in Social Anthropology with a CGPA of 3.97/4.00, Bahir Dar University, 2011

Positions and Committee works

  • Chair, Student Affairs Committee, Department of Anthropology, Mekelle University, 2015/16

  • Member, Centre for Refugee Studies Establishing Committee, Mekelle University, 2015

  • Member, Research Council of IPHC, Mekelle University, September 2015-March, 2016

  • Team Leader, Department of Anthropology, Mekelle University, September, 2015-2016

  • Member, Organizing Committee for the 1st National Social Anthropology Conference, Bahir Dar University, 2017

  • Course Chair, Department of Social Anthropology, Bahir Dar University, 03/11/2016-11/15/2017

  • Head, Department of Social Anthropology, 11/15/2017-present

Honors and Awards

  • Excellent Academic Achievement Award in 2010 with CGPA 0f 4.0/4.0

  • Gold medal award in 2011 with CGPA of 3.97/4.00

Research Experiences

  • An Ethnographic Study of Ethno-veterinary Medicine and Identifications of Medicinal Plants in Dess’a Forest Villages, Tigray, 2015/2016

  • Impacts of Gender-Based Violence on Rural Girls’ Education in General Secondary and Preparatory(Pre-University) Schools of  Amhara Regional State, North West Ethiopia,2017.

  • The Dynamics of Blood Feud and its Impact in Amhara Region, Co-researcher, 2019

  • Urbanization, Migration and Human Security in Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia, 2019-Present

Computer Skills

  • Ms-office (word, excel, PowerPoint)

Professional Membership

  • International member of the American Anthropological Association (AAA)

  • Professional member of Central States Anthropological Society (CSAS)

  • Professional Member of the Society for Economic Anthropology (CEA)

References: To be given upon request


Social Anthropology
Assistant Professor
Contact info: 
Office: 0588209760 Cell: 0937620438
Social Antropology