Shimelis Gebru
College of Arts and Sciences
Courses Taught
Anthropology 215
Anthropology 376
Research Interests
Humans and Nonhuman Primates

PhD: Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.

M.A.: Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.


Shimelis B. Gebru got his M.A. and Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. Dr. Gebru is an anthropologist whose research interests are multifaceted, including both humans and nonhuman primates. His recent research focuses on the relationships between traditional natural resource management practices and food security in Ethiopia. Specifically how the introduction of new technologies, programs and policies affect traditional livelihood practices as well as food security, nutrition and heath outcomes of highland farmers and lowland pastoralists. 

Office Hours
Spring 2022
8:30-9:20 a.m. and 1:40-2:25 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday or by appointment.
Main Campus