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David Mills University of Oxford, UK

David Mills is Associate Professor (Pedagogy and the Social Sciences) at the University of Oxford’s Department of Education and Fellow of Kellogg College. He directs the Grand Union ESRC-funded doctoral training partnership, an Oxford-led collaboration with Open University and Brunel University London. Trained in anthropology, he has published work on disciplinarity, higher education policy, doctoral education, and African universities. His current interests include the politics of higher education capacity building and the challenges of collaborative research. His books include Ethnography and Education (SAGE, 2013), Difficult Folk: A Political History of Social Anthropology (Berghahn, 2008), and the coedited African Anthropologies: History, Practice, Critique (Zed, 2006).