George Mudimu

Biography

George Mudimu is a Zimbabwean, holds a BSc Honors in Public Administration (University of Zimbabwe), Masters in Public Administration (Tsinghua University, Beijing), and a PhD in Public Management (Specialty in Rural Development and Management)- China Agricultural University). George researches land politics, rural politics, livelihoods; agrarian change, and political economy. George’s PhD Thesis is Titled-Understanding Land Leasing, Livelihoods, and Capabilities in Post-Land Reform Zimbabwe. George’s current research is on counter agrarian reform-, capitalism, and rural politics in the countryside. George was a Research Fellow for the International Poverty Reduction Center in China, Beijing (August 2017- September 2018), a research intern with the Sam Moyo African Institute of Agrarian Studies (SMAIAS) (January 2018-August 2018), is a member of the Emancipatory Rural Politics Initiative and the Collective of Scholar- Activists from the South. George has published in journals such as The Journal of Peasant Studies; Agrarian South: Journal of Political Economy; Review of African Political Economy; Journal of Contemporary African Studies; and GeoJournal. Also, George regularly writes opinion pieces in newspapers in Zimbabwe and he is also an editor of blogsite Peasants Corners that focuses on agrarian change in the countryside.