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Prof. Getachew Haile


Getatchew Haile is American philologist, Regents Professor Emeritus of Medieval Studies, and Curator, Ethiopian Study Center at College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University.[1][2]

He graduated from the Coptic Theological College, Cairo, Egypt with a B.D. in 1957, from the American University in Cairo, with a B.A. in 1957, and from the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, with a Ph.D. in Semitic Philology, in 1962.


  •     1988 MacArthur Fellows Program


  •     "Forum: Troubles in Ethiopia", The Washington Times, October 29, 2005
  •     The Ge'ez Acts of Abba Esáš­ifanos of Gwendagwende, Volume 2 Peeters Publishers, 2006, ISBN 978-90-429-1741-5
  •     A catalogue of Ethiopian manuscripts microfilmed for the Ethiopian Manuscript Microfilm Library, Addis Ababa, and for the Monastic Manuscript Microfilm Library, Collegeville, Volume 8, Authors William F. Macomber, Getatchew Haile, Monastic Manuscript Microfilm Library, St. John's Abbey and University, 1993, ISBN 978-0-940250-55-0