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Meron Zeleke

Affiliated Senior Researcher

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Meron Zeleke is a Postdoctoral research fellow of Volkswagen foundation. She is an adjunct assistant professor at Addis Ababa University and holds a PhD in Social Anthropology from the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies. She has MA in social Anthropology and BA in history from Addis Ababa University.

Meron is the chair of Eastern African Chapter of African Good Governance network (AGGN) and has previously worked as a researcher at DFID and the World Bank. She has taught at Addis Ababa University and University of Bayreuth. She was a visiting scholar at California State University, University of Singapore, and University of Wake Forest in North Carolina.

Focus Areas

  • Customary Conflict Resolution
  • Religion
  • Peace and Conflict
  • Gender

Countries & Regions

  • The Horn of Africa


  • Amharic
  • Oromo
  • English
  • Basic knowledge of German

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