David Mills is a university lecturer in the Department of Education at Oxford. After reading for a doctorate in anthropology at SOAS, he held lectureships at Oxford (in Development Studies), Manchester (in Anthropology) and Birmingham (in Cultural Studies). Between 2000 and 2006 he worked for C-SAP, the Centre for Sociology, Anthropology and Politics, part of the Higher Education Academy. He is the author of Difficult folk: A political history of social anthropology (Oxford, Berghahn 2008).
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