Graham Sustainability Institute

Arun Agrawal

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Professor
Faculty Associate, Center for Political Studies
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Office of the Provost
    • Institute for Social Research
734-647-5948

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

UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

My work contributes directly toward solving the United Nations SDGs listed below. Learn more.

No PovertyZero HungerGood Health and Well-BeingClean Water and SanitationAffordable and Clean EnergyDecent Work and Economic GrowthReduced InequalitiesClimate ActionLife on LandPartnerships for the Goals