Dr. Edward P. Mazhangara

Economics Professor
Lansing Community College
Lansing, Michigan
United States

Focus Areas

Economic Security
Community Development
Food Systems
Food Systems
Environment & Sustainable Development


Dr. Edward Mazhangara is an Economics Professor at Lansing Community College in Michigan. Mazhangara completed his Ph.D. at The University of Michigan in 2007 and received his M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University in 1993. He also holds a divinity degree and is currently pasturing a small church in Lancing, MI. Prior to teaching, Mazhangara worked as a Principal Research Officer (Economics) at Chiredzi Research Station under Ministry of Agriculture in Zimbabwe. He also participated in a Southern Africa Development Community regional in-service training program, as a research methodology-training consultant. Mazhangara has been awarded two fellowships in the past, the Kellogg International Leadership Program (KILP), October 1996 - December 1998, and Salzburg Seminar - Session 353, on Sustainable Rural Community Development, February 1998. Under these fellowships, he participated in global and regional leadership and development seminars, visited communities in the US, Europe, South America, the Caribbean, Southern Africa, Australia and South East Asia, and initiated a rural community development project for a hundred families in Zaka District, Zimbabwe.