BSIA Director awarded Jimma University’s Presidential award

On October 14, 2022, Professor Ann Fitz-Gerald, Director of the Balsillie School of International Affairs, was awarded Jimma University’s Presidential award. This award is the highest honour bestowed by the Jimma University president in recognition of outstanding national and international professional contribution. Professor Fitz-Gerald was given this award for “her contribution in science diplomacy, and solidarity to the people of Ethiopia through defending against the unwarranted pressure in times of difficulty by presenting scholarly and evidence based arguments and analysis.”

Professor Fitz-Gerald was also was appointed as an honourary staff of Jimma University, College of Law and Governance.

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