Addisu Bayle joined the Mandel School and College of Arts and Sciences on January 1, 2022 as Field Faculty Advisor/Lecturer. He brings seven years of teaching, research and community service experience from Jimma University, in Ethiopia. Bayle also initiated and coordinated the development of the BSW curriculum at Jimma University. Bayle's research interests include child and family welfare, immigrants and refugees, healthcare disparities and applying data science for social good.
Bayle currently engages in teaching Field Education courses for the Mandel School and Sociology courses for the College of Arts and Sciences. Bayle studied his Bachelors of Arts degree in Sociology and Masters of Social Work, in Ethiopia, at the University of Gondar and Addis Ababa University, respectively. He also earned a Joint European Master’s degree in Comparative Local Development Studies, organized by the consortium comprising Corvinus University of Budapest (Hungary), University of Ljubljana (Slovenia), University of Regensburg (Germany) and University of Trento (Italy).