Research Group Coordinator

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Geetanjoy Sahu

Geetanjoy Sahu is an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Science, Technology & Society, School of Habitat Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai. He earlier served as Post-Doctoral Associate at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Environment and Development (CISED), Bengaluru. He holds PhD in Political Science from the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bengaluru and MPhil from the Hyderabad Central University (HCU), Hyderabad. In 2010, he was selected for the Erasmus Mundus (EMEA) Scholarship from European Union and was associated with Urban and Regional Planning and Geo-Information Department, ITC, Netherlands as a Visiting Fellow. His research and teaching interests broadly include environmental policy and governance, analysis of judicial behavior on environmental litigation and politics of interaction between state and forest rights groups over forest resource management. He is the author of the book titled "Environmental Jurisprudence and the Indian Supreme Court: Litigation, Interpretation and Implementation", Orient BlackSwan, New Delhi, 2014.