Amanuel Teklemariam Ed.D.

Amanuel Teklemariam, Ed.D.

Core Associate Professor
Ed.D. in Leadership

Brother Louis Hall, BLH 219    |    Campus Box: # 28
(612) 728-5191   |   aateklem@smumn.edu


  • Courses Taught Recently at Saint Mary's

    Ethical Dimensions in Organizational Leadership, Ethics and Law, Social Justice in Global World, Non-Western Cultural thought: An Ethnographic approach to research and leadership, The Developing World, Social Responsibility and Ethics, and Legal Issues and Developmental Disabilities, Qualitative Research Methods & Design, Leadership Theory, and Policy and Politics of Higher Education.

  • Education
    B.Ed. in Social Ethics and Religious Studies, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa
    M.Ed. Educational Administration and Planning, Kenyatta University 
    Ed.D. in Leadership, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
  • Experience

    Dr. Teklemariam worked in institutions for higher learning for the last 25 years; mainly at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa and at St. Mary’s University of MN. He published five educational books and more than 18 articles (authored or co-authored) in refereed journals; and edited two interdisciplinary proceeding publications. He is interested in researching in the areas related to ethics, Lasallian education, impact of culture on teaching and learning, Christian Religious Education (CRE), Abyssinian educational traditions, leadership and educational management, and social justice.

    Prior to his employment in higher education, he worked as a classroom teacher and school principal of an elementary school in Shinara, Eritrea. As a university professor, Dr. Teklemariam worked as a teaching Professor, Chair of Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education; Dean, Faculty of Education, Deputy Registrar, Academic Registrar, and External Examiner for Mount Kenya University and Kenyatta University in the Departments of Educational Administration and Planning.

    Dr. Teklemariam has a badge in online teaching, and completed a six-month FCL in Virtue and Character Education. He is a member of ASWAD, La Sallian Book club, and Chair of Non-Profit Humanitarian Organization (Sham Keren Tsada) among other professional organizations. He continues to teach, advise students writing their dissertation, conduct research in his areas of interest, serve as a member of Staff Development Committee.