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Daniel Lumonya is currently academic dean for Africa South of the Sahara at the School for International Training (SIT). Prior to this he taught at Makerere University in Uganda for fourteen years and served as academic director for SIT’s Uganda and Rwanda semester and summer programs between 2001 and 2015. Daniel completed a bachelor’s degree in social work and social administration at Makerere University in 1991, and a Master’s degree in social sector planning and management at the same university in 1999. He is about to complete his PhD in development sociology at Cornell University. His dissertation focuses on the political economy of the maize market in rural eastern Uganda. More broadly, Daniel’s research interests revolve around small farming systems and agrarian transitions, globalization, and state civil society relations.