Dr. Getachew is an Assistant Professor in Peace and Security Studies at the Institute for Peace and Security Studies of Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. He has prior experience as a visiting scholar and guest researcher at the Institute of African Studies (IAS), Zhejiang Normal University, China and the Danish Institute for International Studies in Copenhagen, Denmark. Dr. Getachew has published three journal articles, one book chapter and a book manuscript. He also served as a lecturer at the College of Law and Governance at Merkelle University in Ethiopia. He holds a Ph.D. in Peace and Security Studies, an M.A. in International Relations and a B.A. in Political Science and International Relations from Addis Ababa University.

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