PhD, Development Studies, Bayreuth University, Germany
08/2005 to 06/2007
MPhil, Indigenous Studies, University of Tromso, Norway
09/1999 to 07/2003
BA, History, Dilla University, Ethiopia
Assistant professor in Development studies, Dilla University
Regassa, Asebe, Yetebarek Hizekiel & Benedikt Korf (2018): ‘Civilizing’ the pastoral frontier: land grabbing, dispossession Asebe and coercive agrarian development in Ethiopia, The Journal of Peasant Studies, DOI: 10.1080/03066150.2017.1420060
Regassa, A. Debelo, Klute, Georg and Detona, Mohammed (2018) They Have Stolen Our Land.” Enclosure, Commodification and Patterns of Human-Environment Relations among Afar Pastoralists in Northeastern Ethiopia, Modern Africa: Politics, History and Society 5(2):127-150.
Regassa, A. Debelo (2017), Competing Epistemologies: Conservationist Discourses and Guji Oromo’s Sacred Cosmologies, Journal of the Studies for Religion, Nature and Culture 11, (2): 249-267.
Awards and scholarships
2017: Awarded research grant from Open Society Foundation on The Political Economy of Extractive Industries in the Horn of Africa
2016: Awarded research grant from Gerda Henkel Foundation on the Role of State and Non-state Actors’ role in Peace-building Processes along Ethiopia-Kenya border
2015: Awarded Individual Research Grant from African Peace-building Network of the Social Science Research Council