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Title: Dr
Name: Danstan Mukono
College/School/Division: College of Social Sciences
Role: Lecturer
Current Summarised CV:

Danstan Mukono, holds a PhD in Sociology and is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. His teaching and research interests include social welfare and social insecurities among marginal groups such as sanitation workers and waste pickers, climate change and marginalization, climate change governance, qualitative methodologies, gender relations and health, sociological theories. He has been involved in a number national and international projects related to the plights of women and adolescent girls and men from underrepresented social groups. As an early career researcher, he has published on themes related to social insecurities, corruption, urbanisation and waste pickers, and climate change governance in Southern Tanzania. Currently, he is researching and writing on the history, politics, and power dynamics surrounding conservation models and social development in Tanzania. Building on interdisciplinary approaches from sociology, anthropology, political ecology and intersectionality he seeks to engage in a more transformative praxis with a focus on climate change vulnerability and social livelihoods and how it is shaped by power relations and social dimensions in Tanzania and global South in general.


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