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Solomon Addis Getahun received his Ph.D. in African History from Michigan State University in 2005. He has previously taught African, American and World Civilization courses at the Addis Ababa University, Michigan State University, and Lansing and Seattle Community Colleges. He joined the faculty at Central Michigan University in 2004.​


Office: Powers 231
Phone: (989) 774–3592
Email: getah1sa@cmich.edu
Office Hours: pdf​

Research and Teaching Interests

Professor Getahun’s research is on African and African Diaspora history, with a focus on contemporary Ethiopian/Eritrean refugee and immigrant communities in the United States. His other interests include urbanization and identity politics in the Horn of Africa.

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