Arun Agrawal

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Faculty Associate, Center for Political Studies
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Office of the Provost
    • Institute for Social Research

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. 

Current sustainability courses taught