Dr. Amanuel Raga Yadate
Associate Professor

Selinus University of Sciences and Literature & New World University

Short Biography

Dr. Yadate taught language and linguistics courses at Jimma University which one of the top universities of Ethiopia from 2004 to 2015. Currently he is a teaching staff of Selinus University.

Detailed Biography

Dr. Yadate’s expertise area include: Linguistics, English language and Literature, Folklore, Journalism, and Communications. He has Bachelor of Arts in English language and Literature from Addis Ababa University (2004), Master of Arts in Linguistics from Addis Ababa University (2007), Higher Diploma from Jimma University (2005). He took PhD courses from Addis Ababa University (2011-2015), Fudan University (2015), Oslo University (2015 and 2018), and Selinus University (2019).


Dr. Yadate authored and co-authored various modules for regular and distance BA students of Jimma University during the period of his employment. What is more, he has published several academic articles on internationally renowned peer reviewed journals both as a solo investigator and with other scholars. He has also served as a reviewer for Language and Social Science Journals. He has won a significant number of research grants from international and local research institutions. He has published part of his PhD dissertation in nine major European languages and his books are widely sold in international major bookstores. Apart from academic jobs, he has also volunteered and worked as a news media editor from 2016 t0 2019. Dr. Yadate can fluently speak English, Norwegian, Italian, Afan Oromo, Amharic, some Arabic and French.