Tsegab Mekonnen

Fellowship Recipient, Alumni
Mechanical Engineering

Mubarek Hassen

Fellowship Recipient, Alumni
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Shiferaw Assefa

African American Studies

September 2021

Along with colleagues, students and friends, we mourn the loss of Shiferaw Assefa, our Amharic instructor and valued member of the Africanist community at UC Berkeley, UC Los Angeles, Kansas University and beyond. Originally from Ethiopia, his first degrees were in Amharic, French and Economics from Addis Abba University. With wide ranging interests, he gained master's degrees in Linguistics and African Languages from the University of Nairobi, Linguistics from Michigan State and African Studies and Library Science from UCLA. He received his PhD at UCLA in History in...

Sandra Bass

Public Service Center

Fall 2022 African Film Festival at the PFA

August 23, 2022

African Film Festival

September 7–October 29, 2022

After two years of pandemic-related cancellations or virtual screenings, we are proud to welcome the African Film Festival (AFF) back to BAMPFA. More information is here:

Karen Weidert

MPH, Technical Advisor
Public Health
Bixby Center at UC Berkeley

Julie Freccero

MPH, Director
Public Health
Health and Human Rights Program

Timothy White

Integrative Biology

Michael Watts

Professor Emeritus

Jelani Nelson

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science