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Krisztina Tihanyi

Krisztina Tihanyi is a Visiting Scholar with both the Cornell Institute for African Development. In addition she is Chief Operating Officer of Market Matters, Inc., a nonprofit international development organization. She has degrees in psychology and international peace studies, and a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Cornell University. She has a strong interest in developing educational programs that lead to social and economic transformation; her book, Blending in the Rainbow Nation, focused on post-Apartheid reconciliation and racial integration of schools in South Africa. She is the co-author (with Ed Mabaya) of Case Studies of Emerging Farmers and Agribusinesses in South Africa (African Sun Media, 2011). The book, which focuses on the economic and social transformation of South Africa