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Dr. Alpha Abebe


Dr. Alpha Abebe (PhD, Oxford) is an Assistant Professor with the Faculty of Humanities at McMaster University. Her research interests include African diasporas, transnational identities, community engagement, and critical pedagogies. At McMaster she teaches a range of interdisciplinary courses focused on equity and social justice, ethical leadership and reflexivity, and critical thinking and methods. She is also the Faculty Lead for Africa and Black Diaspora Studies at McMaster and involved in a number of initiatives focused on achieving equity at McMaster and works to amplify student voice on campus. Dr. Abebe also has extensive experience as a community-based practitioner and researcher, and this work has largely focused on engaging and championing youth from Black/African, immigrant, and low-income communities.


Latest from Dr. Alpha Abebe

The Conversation  ➚

ChatGPT: Student insights are necessary to help universities plan for the future

Dr. Alpha Abebe, Fenella Amarasinghe

Non-extractive participatory design: feminist, anti-colonial, and disability-centred approaches - April 20th, 2023, 12pm

# Events and Activities, # Front Page, Dr. Alpha Abebe, Dr. Paula Gardner, Happening at Pulse, People