Associate Professor & Associate Director of Graduate Studies
Contact Information
pnayak@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567, ext. 33112
EV3 4221

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@PrateepNayak
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Prateep’s academic background is in political science, environmental studies and international development. He does transdisciplinary work with an active interest in combining social and ecological perspectives. Prateep’s research focuses on the understanding of complex human-environment connections (or disconnections) with particular attention to change, its drivers, their influence and possible ways to deal with them. His main areas of expertise and interest include commons, governance, social-ecological system resilience, wellbeing, environmental justice and political ecology. Currently, he teaches international development and environment. In the past, Prateep worked as a development professional in India on issues around community-based governance of land, water and forests, focusing specifically at the interface of research, implementation and public policy. Prateep is a past Trudeau Scholar, a Harvard Giorgio Ruffolo Fellow in Sustainability Science, a recipient of Canada’s Governor General Academic Gold Medal, and SSHRC Banting Fellow.

Prateep Nayak


 
Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo