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Dr.Shimelis Gulema

Associate Professor

Gulema PhotoPhone Number:(631) 632-7473

Office: SBS S-251

Dr. Shimelis Gulema, an Associate Professor of Africana Studies; specializing in modern and contemporary Africa; the African Diaspora, urbanization (urban space and its production, youth, urban cultural production, rural-urban ties), modernity/modernization, migration, national and transnational identities and ideologies (local, national, and diasporic), political economy, governance, development, and the politics of knowledge production. Dr. Gulema received his Ph.D. in African History (Post-Colonial Formations), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA.

Recent Publications:

"Love and Politics in the Time of Revolution," Africa Review of Books/Revue Africaine des Livres, Forthcoming, Sept. 2014 issue.

"The Political Economy of Urban Modernization: Addis Ababa, 1941-1975," in Awet Weldemichael and Anthony Lee, eds., New Perspectives in African History,forthcoming.

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