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Lisa Daniels Washington College, USA

Lisa Daniels is the Hodson Trust Professor of Economics at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland.  She specializes in development in Africa, where she worked for ten years, beginning as a Peace Corps volunteer.  During this time, she studied agricultural markets, market information systems, poverty trends, and micro- and small-scale enterprises.  As part of her research on micro- and small-scale enterprises, she directed national surveys of 7,000 to 56,000 households and business in Bangladesh, Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, and Zimbabwe funded by the United States Agency for International Development.  In each survey, she was she was responsible for the questionnaire design, sample selection, data collection and analysis, and report preparation. Her work from these surveys and other research in Africa and Asia appears as both consulting reports and in peer-reviewed journals.  In addition to research and fieldwork, she has taught a range of courses over the past 22 years, including a Research Methods course and a Data Analysis course that she has taught 16 times. She has also presented her work related to teaching at over a dozen workshops.