Arun Agrawal

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The affiliations listed below show engagement with the Graham Sustainability Institute.

  • Climate Center
    • Event Participant
  • Education Programs
    • Dow Programs
      • Distinguished Awards
        • Seed Grantee
        • Large Awardee
      • Doctoral Advisor
      • Postdoctoral Advisor
    • Reviewer
  • Emerging Opportunities
    • Integrated Assessments
      • Arsenic
        • Co-PI/Collaborator
      • Great Lakes Cities Project
        • PI
      • International IA
    • Brazil
      • PI
  • General
    • Event Participant
      • Presenter
    • Executive Committee Member
    • Small Grant Recipient


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