Teferi Abate Adem holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology (Boston University 2000), M.A. in Social Anthropology (Addis Ababa University, 1993), and B.A. in Sociology (Addis Ababa University, 1987). In addition to working on eHRAF World Cultures, Teferi has been involved in HRAF’s multi-year cooperative project with George Mason University on modeling pastoral conflicts in Eastern Africa. Prior to joining HRAF, he was a visiting professor of international development and social change (IDSC) at Clark University, a postdoctoral fellow at the Program in Agrarian Studies (Yale University) and Assistant Professor at Addis Ababa University where he served as Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology.