Erkihun Alemneh

Full Name Erkihun Alemneh Yihunie
Academic Rank Lecturer
Education Background
  • PhD Candidate in Developmental Psychology at Injibara University (November 2022 to Present)
  • MA in Social Psychology at University of Gondar (September 2017 to June 2019)
  • BA in Psychology at Addis Ababa University (September 2003 to August 2006)
  • Computer Certificate, Global Computer Engineering, School of Computer Technologies, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia (2010)
Working Experience
  • Vice President of Injibara University Teachers’ Association (October 23, 2020 to February 23, 2021)
  • Lecturer at Injibara University (September 25, 2019 to Present)
  • Cluster Level Education Project Officer at Save the Children International  (February 01, 2017 to September 24, 2019)
  • Urban Community Outreach Coordinator at Organization for Rehabilitation and Development in Amhara (ORDA) (January 21, 2016 to October 31, 2016)
  • Project Officer at Health, Development & Anti-Malaria Association (HDAMA) in Collaboration with PSI/Ethiopia, USAID/MULU MARPs Project (January 01/2014 to January 20/2016)
  • Youth Leader at SOS Children’s Village Ethiopia (September 08, 2010 to November 23, 2011)
  • Research Assistant at McGill University of Canada’s (January 01, 2012 to August 31, 2013)
  • Data Collector/Animator at JaRco Consulting PLC. (November 13, 2012 to December 30, 2012)
  • Vocational Counselor at Amhara National Regional State TVET (August 26, 2006 to September 07, 2010)
Trainings and Certification
  • Psychosocial Care Workers’ Skills Training to Work with People’s Infected and Affected By HIV/AIDS by AAU, School of Social Work, Institution of Social Work, Dar E’ Salaam, Illinois Jane Addams College of Social Work Midwest Aids Training and Educational Center.
  • Training by Amhara Regional State on Democracy and Democracy Integrity in Ethiopia, Rural Development and Urban Development Capacity Building.Youth Development Training by Glimpse Experiential Learning.Youth Care Co-Worker and Youth Affairs Training by SOS    Children’s Villages, Ethiopia.Driving License Training for Four Months (February 2011 to May 2011).
  • The Effect of Iodized Salt on Child Development in Amhara Region, Conducted by Mcgill University in Collaboration with Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, January 2012.United States Peace Corps/Ethiopia, Work-in as a Counselor for Peace Corps Camp GLOW from July15-July 21, 2012 in Bahir Dar and July16-July 22, 2011 in Gondar.
  • TOT Training on ASTEWAY, Smart Journey, Clients Training Manual, Male as Partner, One to One Manuel, February 2014 M&E, Condom Programming, and Gender and Disability Mainstreaming, May 2014.
  • M&E, DHIS2 Training by PSI/E at Addis Ababa, December 17-19, 2015  MBIO, Financial Literacy Training by ORDA at Debre Tabor, July 20-25, 2016.MHPSS TOT Training by IOM and MOSHE at Bahir Dar (October 20 to 26, 2020).
Research Interest
  • Social influence and Human Development issues.
  • Counseling, Behavioral Change and Communication,
  • Psychological Service
  • Social Science behavior,
  • Educational Field,
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  1. Yihun, E. A. (2019). Social process affecting health and wellness in-case of Gondar City, Ethiopia. 
  2. IJASSH.(, E. A. (2019). The causal Attribution of road Traffic Accident among victims and drivers in case of Gondar town, North West Ethiopia. IJASSH.(
Address College of Educational and  Behavioral Sciences, Injibara University
Office: Registrar Building, Room 206 Tel: +251 913465212/0902170900 Email: Skype: erkihun3 Tweeter: @Erkihunalemneh1