Darge Wole Meshesha
Darge Wole Meshesha is a researcher on the RISE Ethiopia team. He is a Professor of Educational Psychology at Addis Ababa University (AAU). He has over forty years of teaching experience in the areas of educational psychology, social and cultural foundations of education, educational measurement, and other psychology/education courses. He has previously held the positions of Assistant Dean of the Education Faculty, Assistant Dean of the College of Social Sciences, Director of the Institute of Educational Research and Director of the Addis Ababa University Press at Addis Ababa University. He was also Deputy Permanent Delegate of Ethiopia to UNESCO (in Paris) from 2006 to 2011 and the author of a variety of articles and book chapters that focus on problems of primary and secondary school students and teachers. He is currently working on an introductory book in psychology for Ethiopian university students and is the chair or member of various advisory and editorial boards of publications at AAU; a member of the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences; a consultant in educational problems; and a trainer and resource person in professional development skills for university instructors.