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

M.Sc., 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)

I am a Ph.D. candidate, Liu Scholar and Governor General Gold Medalist at the Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability at the University of British Columbia. An active member of the Program on Water Governance, the EDGES Research Collaborative (Environment and Development: Gender, Equity, and Sustainability), and the Household Water Insecurity Experiences Research Coordination Network (HWISE-RCN), I am interested in scholarship at the intersections of climate change, water governance, inequality, and social-ecological transformation. In my current work, I use conceptual frameworks of political-ecology and environmental injustice to understand the social, environmental, and political factors underlying differentiated water insecurities at local and regional scales. My latest project examines the equitability and sustainability dimensions of state-led water conservation interventions designed to protect villages from drought in India.