Atesmachew Hailegiorgis


Email address: ahailegi [at] gmu [dot] edu

Atesmachew Bizuwerk successfully defended his doctoral dissertation on December 2, 2013. His dissertation was entitled "Computational Modeling of Climate Change, Large-Scale Land Acquisition and Household Dynamics in Southern Ethiopia." His committee was comprised of Claudio Cioffi-Revilla, Andrew Crooks, Timothy Gulden, and Allan Falconer.

Ates also holds an MS in Geo-information Science from Wageningen University, the Netherlands and a BS in Forestry from Debub University, Wondo Genet College of Forestry, Ethiopia. Prior to starting his PhD, Ates worked in the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs(UNOCHA) and as GIS Analyst in International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI).