Ethiopia: Letters Home 2

Hi again, I just returned from a second round of data collection, this time in the Southern Nations and Nationalities People’s Region, specifically the Humbo district.  This area is home to about 45 different ethnic groups, so there are a huge variety of languages spoken. In the area where we stayed, Walaytanga (of the Walaita tribe)... Continue Reading →

Ethiopia: Letters home 1

In 2011, I spent three months traveling around Ethiopia to conduct research on the country's polio eradication initiative. Chris met me there at the end of my stay and we took the opportunity to do some personal travels. It was a life-changing experience that has profoundly influenced our views of the world. Some of my... Continue Reading →

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