Solomon Tefera graduated in Civics and Ethical Studies from Ambo University, Ethiopia, before completing his MA in Political Science with distinction at Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia, in 2018. Two of his original works are published in accredited scientific journals. He has been conducting research on Ethiopian politics, particularly on Ethiopian party politics, national dialogues, nation building and the role of multi-ethnic party coalition in nation building. He currently works at Ambo University as a lecturer and researcher.