Negeri Lencho

Name: Negeri

Father’s Name: Lencho

Education attended:

  • BA, English Language and Literature, Kotebe College Of Teachers Education, June 1999
  • MA, Media and Communication Studies, EFLU, Hyderabad, April 2004
  • PhD, Journalism and Mass Communication, Andhra University, January 2011

Academic rank: Assit. Professor (January 2011)

Working for AAU since 2005

Administrative positions held

  • Assistant Dean, Faculty of Language Studies, Graduate Program Coordinator, School of Journalism and Communication
  • Community Services: Board member, Oromia Radio and Television Organization,


Campus: Main

Building name: Nelson R. Mandela

Floor number: 4th

Office room no.: 410

Office tel. +251-111234024

Mobile: +251-911384309

University email ID:

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Research Interest

Negeri Lencho’s research interest is mainly in media and communication studies pertinent to development communication, media and democracy, media and good governance, diplomatic communication, health communication and organizational communication.

Publications on reputed journals

  • Communicating for Development and Democratization: Journalistic practices and Challenges
  • Harnessing Media for Promoting Good Governance and Development in Ethiopia