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Wogene Berhanu Mena

Wogene Berhanu Mena

Teaching and Research Associate


Phone: +43 1 31336-5185
Fax: +43 1 31336-905185

Office hours: by appointment

Short CV
Mr. Wogene Berhanu Mena (MA) is a Pre-Doctoral Teaching and Research Associate in the Institute of Gender and Diversity in Organization at WU. He obtained his BA and MA in Political Science and International Relations from Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia and his second MA in Intercultural Conflict Management from Alice Salomon University in Berlin. Prior to joining WU, he worked as a lecturer and researcher in two public universities in Ethiopia (Ambo and Wolkite University) from 2017 to 2019 in the department of Political Science and International Relations. His research interest is diversity management in organizations with a focus on ethnic, race, gender, religion and class dimensions of diversity. Furthermore, refugee and migration studies, and conflict management are also his area of research interest. 


Research and Teaching Interest 
Diversity Management in Organization, Intersectionality Research, Conflict Management, Migration Studies, and Social Network Research. 
Teaching Diversity in Teams (BA)

Selected Publications
Mena, Wogene (2018). Refugee Integration between a Rock and a Hard Place: Challenges and Possibilities of Local Integration as a Durable Solution for Eritrean and Somali Refugees in Ethiopia. African Human Mobility Review, Vol. 4, No. 3.

Mena, Wogene (2017). Assessing the local integration of urban refugees: a comparative study of Eritrean and Somalian Refugees in Addis Ababa. Unpublished MA Thesis, Addis Ababa: Addis Ababa University,;

Mena, Wogene (2021), Civilizational Hexagon as a pathway to Sustainable Peace: Examining its application in Sub-Saharan Africa in the Post-Cold War Era, State, Law, and Politics – Research and Discussion Papers, Universität Potsdam (Upcoming).