A Book Launch and Reception for Dr. Ghelawdewos Araia
Dr. Ghelawdewos Araia received his BA in political science from Columbia University in 1985. He then received numer- ous higher degrees from Teachers College Columbia Univer- sity. These include, an MA in Philosophy and the Social Sci- ences in 1987, Ed.M. in International Education in 1989 and his Doctor of Education in 1990 in International Studies with a specialty in Comparative and International Education.
Dr. Araia is an Adjunct Associate Professor of African and African American Studies at Lehman College at City Universi- ty of New York. He is also a Professor of International and Area Studies at Central Connecticut State University. He is the founder of IDEA (Institute of Development and Education for Africa, Inc.), www.africanidea.org. He is also the author of Ethiopia: The Political Economy of Transition, “Africa in the Global Economy: Aid, Debt, and De- velopment,” in Globalizing Africa, Cultures That We Must Preserve and Reject (two volumes in Ethiopic), and 165 arti- cles published in journals, magazines, and websites.
Copies of his newest book, Ethiopia: Democracy, Devolution of Power & The Developmental State, will be available for purchase.
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