Ethiopian Scholar to Present on Child Abuse

Posted on 4/10/2017 10:44:50 AM

The Psychology Department will host Yemataw Wondie from the University of Gondar, Ethiopia, for a colloquium this Thursday, April 13, at 3:30 p.m. in Uhler 111. Wondie’s lecture is titled “Characterizing the Psychosocial Effects of Child Sexual Abuse in Ethiopia: Implications for Prevention and Intervention.”

Wondie’s primary research interests include PTSD after child abuse, the development of clinical psychology in Ethiopia, as well as mitigating road traffic accidents through changes in attitudes and behavior among road users. Currently, he is a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Montana–Missoula.

More information about Yemataw Wondie can be found on his faculty profile page.