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Asrat Abera Heyi (PhD) - Profile



Asrat Abera Heyi(PhD)

Trainer/ Researcher/ Consultant at Institute of leadership development, Oromia State University

Telephone(mobile): +2510920194569


Address:Batu, Oromia, Ethiopia.





Educational Background


·          PhD in History from Addis Ababa University, July 2020

·         Master of Art in History from Addis Ababa University, Sep 2011

·          Bachelor of Education in History from Bahir Dar University, Feb 2004

Academic Rank 

Trainer/ Researcher/ Consultant

Language skill

Afan Oromo(mother tongue), English and Amharic


·         2006/7-2021- Lecturer at Wollega University

·         2005-2006-Senior Instructor ( of Civic and Ethical Education) in Kombolcha, Agricultural College, Amhara Region

·          1994-2004- High School teacher at different schools, one in Western Harerege (Gelemso) and two in Arsi.

Administrative Positions held 

·         2008/2009, Head Department of History and Civic Education

Research Interest

in the area of commercial agriculture (import substitution and export

trade), impact of irrigation agriculture, state farms, development policies, Pastoralism,, livelihood and state policies etc




Social skills and


I value the unique contributions of every individual. Their ability to bridge divides through open-mindedness fosters a collaborative spirit, leading to successful outcomes even in demanding circumstances.

Organizational skills and Competences


·      Identifying issues, analyzing causes and finding creative solutions

·      Prioritizing issues and scheduling accordingly

·      Being flexible and able to adjust to changing priorities



Memberships of international bodies/journals

Editorial roles/initiatives, etc

·         No


(online articles, newspaper articles, magazine articles)




·         No




Asrat Abera Heyi (PhD)