Marlino Eugénio Mubai is a third year PhD Candidate in the Department of History. He studies environmental history in Mozambique, with an emphasis on warfare political ecology. His research interests include social and economic dynamics in the context of warfare and natural disasters and, indigenous knowledge. He is a Fulbright Fellow from Mozambique, and previously obtained a bachelor’s degree with honors in History at Eduardo Mondlane University (Mozambique) and a master’s degree in Heritage and Cultural Studies, with Specialization in Cultural Tourism at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. Before joining the University of Iowa, he worked as assistant lecturer/researcher at Eduardo Mondlane University, Department of History. He also worked as a consultant for government and private sector organizations.