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About Brandon D. Lundy
Brandon D. Lundy is a professor of anthropology and an associate director in the School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development at Kennesaw State University. He serves as the editor of the journal Economic Anthropology and as an associate editor for the Journal of Peacebuilding and Development. Receiving his Ph.D. from SUNY at Buffalo and the University of Science and Technology of Lille, France, Dr. Lundy’s work focuses on sustainable livelihood including food security, ethnoeconomics, transnational labor migration, and entrepreneurship. He is the editor or co-editor of four books including two on Indigenous Conflict Management Strategies (Lexington Books, 2014, 2015) and one on Teaching Africa (Indiana University Press, 2013). He has published in many edited books and journals including Border Crossing (2017), African Arts (2016), and African Identities (2015). Dr. Lundy has been invited by the State Department to serve as a country specialist (Guinea-Bissau).
Teaching Africa introduces innovative strategies for teaching about Africa. The contributors address misperceptions about Africa and Africans, incorporate the latest technologies of teaching and learning, and give practical advice for creating successful lesson plans, classroom activities, and study abroad programs. Teachers in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences will find helpful hints and tips on how to bridge the knowledge gap and motivate understanding of Africa in a globalizing world.