Arun Agrawal

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Faculty Associate, Center for Political Studies
  • Nat. Res. and Environment
  • Office of the Provost
    • Institute for Social Research
University of Michigan

Arun Agrawal's research and teaching emphases are on the politics of international development, institutional change and environmental conservation. He has written extensively on indigenous knowledge, community-based conservation, common property, population and resources, and environmental identities. Recent interests include the decentralization of environmental policy (especially forestry and wildlife), and the emergence of environment as a subject of human concern. His current geographical focus is in and around Central and East Africa as well as South Asia.