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Edwin MacLellan

Edwin MacLellan is a Visiting Fellow, Institute for African Development, where his interest is focused on the linkages between children's health, environment and insecure land tenure in urban areas of Sub-Saharan Africa. At IAD his research will examine the capacity of peri-urban community-based organizations in Zambia to manage water for malaria control, deliver drinking water services and manage energy resources, often outside of formal legal systems. He is an Associate Professor of International Programs & Partnerships at Cape Breton University in Canada, where he received an award for excellence in teaching, and is a member of a number of committees and boards. He has been involved in overseas assignments in 12 countries and is currently manager of a CIDA-funded project studying diarrhea and malaria in Zambian children. He holds a master's degree in environmental engineering from Dalhousie University and has a PhD in urban planning from the University of Waterloo. Professor MacLellan is also professor of Environmental Studies and Associate Director of International Programs and Partnerships at Cape Breton University, Nova Scotia, Canada.