Education

Ph.D. Candidate, The University of British Columbia in Resources, Environment & Sustainability (2015-)

M.Sc., The University of British Columbia in Resource Management & Environmental Studies (2013-2015)

B.ES, University of Waterloo in Environment & Resource Studies (Hon. Co-op/Biology Minor) (2007-2012)

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I am a Liu Scholar, SESYNC Graduate Research Fellow, and Governor General Gold Medalist completing my doctoral research at The University of British Columbia’s Institute for Resources, Environment, and Sustainability. As a political-ecologist, I explore how formal and informal institutions disproportionately produce environmental risk under a changing climate. My doctoral research examines the natures of drought-aid in central India and the extent to which such interventions contribute to equitable and sustainable protections for rural life and livelihood.