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Tekleab
Hailu

Academic Advisor
Academic Advising

Credentials

PhD, University of Northern Colorado
MS, Iowa State University
BA, Addis Ababa University

Biography

Born in the present State of Eritrea, lived in Addis Ababa, Jimma and Alemaya (Ethiopia), went to school in Addis Ababa University, worked as an advisor and lecturer at Alemaya University, Ethiopia; and University of Asmara, Eritrea. Traveled and lived in four continents and a number of countries. Father and grandfather. A US citizen.

What is your Hometown?

Aurora

What is your Pathway (Majors / Programs)?

  • Global Human & Social Studies
  • Public Services
  • Other: Communication

What is your Happy Place?

My home & my office

Who is your hero?

Jesus Christ

What is your proudest accomplishment?

Seeing my daughters graduating with a master's degree.

If you could only eat one meal / food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Brown bread

What is your favorite zoo animal?

Giraffe

If you could be any celebrity for a day, who would you be?

James Baldwin

Any additional facts you'd like to add about yourself?

I am not showy, I like truth and I cannot act to hide anything.

Awards & Publications

Ethical Research with People who Immigrate: A Stranger in A Strange Land: In Ethics in Social Science Research, Becoming Culturally Responsive
The Adaptation of the Horn of Africa Immigrant Students in Higher Education in the Denver Metro Area.
Lived Experiences of Diversity Visa Lottery Immigrants in the United States
High School Dropouts in Eritrea: Causes and Effects.

Contact

Department
Academic Advising
Email
tekleab.hailu [at] arapahoe.edu
Phone
Location
Office
M2065
Mailbox
28