Mr Mesghina Abraha

Research Associate

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Overview

Biography

Mesghina Abraha is a postdoc researcher within the School of Environment, Education and Development (SEED). Mesghina skill set focuses on international migration of refuges and thier decision to migrate, especially from/within the Horn of Africa region.

Mesghina has successfully defended his doctoral thesis which focusses on the role of social media on the migration decision making of refugges from Eritrea, waiting for the conferral of the degree at the SOAS, University of London. My current research is  on the ESRC-funded project: Transnational lived citizenship: Practices of citizenship as political belonging among emerging diasporas in the Horn of Africa. Working closely with the Principal Investigator, Dr Tanja Müller, and Co-Investigator, Dr Oliver Bakewell.

External positions

Research associate, Pastoral and Environmental Network for the Horn of Africa

1 Oct 2016 → …

Areas of expertise

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2002 - Master of Education, A survey of teachers' and secondary school students' perceptions towards students' parti-time employment in Maekel-Region, Eritrea, University of Bristol (2000 - 2001)
  • 1990 - Bachelor of Science, Physics, University of Asmara (1983 - 1990)