Kassahun Kebede, PhD

Associate Professor
Patterson Hall 329 B
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  • Refugees, Im/migrants, and diaspora studies
  • Development-induced displacement
  • Medical sociology
  • Rural sociology
  • Transnational identity


Kassahun (Kass) Kebede is a cultural sociologist whose work focuses broadly on international migration, health disparities, development-induced population relocation, and rural livelihoods. Kass teaches courses in international migration, global social problems, culture and conflict, and medical sociology.

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