E. Wayne Nafziger is University Distinguished Professor of Economics at Kansas State University. He is the author and editor of nineteen books and numerous journal articles on development economics, income distribution, development theory, the economics of conflict, the Japanese economy and entrepreneurship. His book, Inequality in Africa: Political Elites, Proletariat, Peasants, and the Poor (Cambridge University Press), was cited by Choice as an Outstanding Academic Book for 1989ndash;1990. Professor Nafziger is also the author of The Debt Crisis in Africa (1993) and the editor (with Frances Stewart and Raimo Vayrynen) of the two-volume War, Hunger, and Displacement: The Origins of Humanitarian Emergencies (2000). He has held research positions at the UN University's World Institute for Development Economics Research, the Carter Center, the Eastndash;West Center and in Nigeria, India, Japan and Britain. Professor Nafziger edited the Journal of African Development from 2008 to 2010.