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Lecture and Open Forum with Fulbright Visiting Scholar from Ethiopia

Posted on 4/10/2017 12:21:20 PM

Dr Yemataw WondieThe IUP Department of Psychology and the Office of International Education are hosting Yemataw Wondie, a 2016–17 Fulbright Scholar from Ethiopia this week.  His on-campus presentations include: 

“Characterizing the Psychosocial Effects of Child Sexual Abuse in Ethiopia: Implications for Prevention and Intervention”

  • Thursday, April 13, 2017
  • 3:30–4:30 p.m.
  • 111 Uhler Hall.

Open Forum: Ethiopia and Potential IUP-University of Gondar Partnership

  • Friday, April 14, 2017
  • 1:30–3:00 p.m.
  • B25 Delaney Hall.

He will also be presenting about Ethiopia (culture, language, food, school, art, etc.) to 100 second graders at Ben Franklin Elementary School on Wednesday, April 12, at 1:30 p.m.

Yemataw Wondie is a Fulbright scholar at the University of Montana for the 2016–17 academic year. He is an associate professor of psychology and editor-in-chief of the Ethiopian Renaissance Journal of Social Sciences and the Humanities. He received his PhD from the University of Leipzig, Germany, in Clinical Psychology (2009) and his MA from in Special Needs Education/Psychology (2003) and BA in Psychology (1997) from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.

This presentation is conducted through the Fulbright Scholar Program’s Outreach Lecturing Fund. OLF enables visiting scholars to share their research interests, speak about their home country, and exchange ideas with U.S. students, faculty, and community organizations. Through these lectures, universities forge relationships with the Fulbright Scholar Program, visiting scholars, and the visiting scholar’s home and host institutions.