Teshome Gebremichael Wagaw

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The present
Present Position:
Professor, School of Education, and Center for Afroarnerican and African Studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, The University of Michigan

2108C School of Education
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1259
(734) 647-1974
FAX: (734) 764-2510
E-mail: twagaw@umich.edu
Web: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~twagaw

Bom (1/1/1930) and raised in a rural village near the town of Debre Tabor, Gondar Region, Ethiopia. Married to Tsehai Wolde-Tsadik; three children, U. S. Citizen, 1981.


  • 1965: Ph.D., University of Maryland. Educational Policy and Administration
  • 1959: M.A., Andrews University, Human Development and Curriculum
  • 1957: B.A., Avondale College, New South Wales, Australia. Education
Language Competencies:
Amharic (native language) and English; understanding of Tigrigna and Oromogna (other Ethiopian languages); reading knowledge of German and French.

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