Biniam Abebaw

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College of Social Sciences and Humanities
Job Title(s)
Department of Sociology
B.A., M.A.
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Academic Profile

Ato Biniam is a Lecturer in the Department of Sociology. He initially joined the University of Gondar as a student in 2006. where he gained his BA degree in Sociology. He went on to join the Department of Sociology as a Lecturer in 2009 and taught a range of course before leaving to pursue his graduate studies. He gained his MA in Sociology, with specialization in Sociology of illness and well-being, from Addis, Ababa University in 2012 and returned to Lecture within the Department of Sociology. He also serves as a research advisor for senior essays and co-advisor students completing their thesis.


Research Conducted
  • Factors hindering reproductive health service provision in rural communities.
  • Patterns of victimization and rehabilitation to human trafficking in Ethiopia.

Research Interests

His areas of interest include human trafficking, political sociology, the sociology of music and criminology.


In addition to his teaching activities, Biniam is a singer-songwriter, trained photographer and videographer.