Prakash Kashwan

Prakash Kashwan is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the Research Program on Economic and Social Rights, Human Rights Institute, University of Connecticut, Storrs. He is the author of the widely reviewed book Democracy in the Woods: Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania, and Mexico (Oxford University Press, 2017), Editor of Climate Justice in India (Cambridge University Press, July 2022), Co-Editor of the journal Environmental Politics, and the Co-founder of Climate Justice Network. Dr. Kashwan is also the vice-chair of the Environmental Studies Section of the International Studies Association (ISA) and serves on the editorial advisory boards of Earth Systems Governance, Progress in Development Studies, Sage Open, and Humanities & Social Sciences Communications. His public-facing writings have appeared in popular venues, such as The Conversation, The Guardian, Al-Jazeera, and The Washington Post.

Recent Posts

February 17, 2022 in Biology, Politics

What Will It Take To Decolonize Ecology?

The field of "western" Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) started centuries ago when European naturalists, such as Charles Darwin, embarked on months-long research expeditions to the "New World". This legacy…
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