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Best known for his work in environmental justice, Schlosberg is author of Defining Environmental Justice (2007) and Environmental Justice and the New Pluralism (1999). Most recently, he is co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society (2011). His current work includes climate justice and adaptation, the social challenges of climate change, the place of the nonhuman world in justice theory and practice, and the materialist foci and practices of a new generation of environmental movements.
Professor, Department of Government and International Relations The University of Sydney Ph.D., Political Science, University of Oregon. 1996. M.S., Political Science, University of Oregon. 1991. B.A., Politics (with Honors) and Psychology, University of California at Santa Cruz. 1985.
2011- : University of Sydney, Australia Professor, Department of Government and International Relations 1996-2011: Northern Arizona University. August 2008-2010: Director, Environmental Studies Program July 2005-June 2008: Chair, Department of Politics and International Affairs 2006-2011: Professor, Department of Politics and International Affairs 2001-2006: Associate Professor, Department of Politics and International Affairs
1996-2001: Assistant Professor, Department of Politics and International
The Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society (2011)
Environmentalism in the United States: Changing Patterns of Action and Advocacy(2008)
Defining Environmental Justice: Theories, Movements, and Nature(2007)
Debating the Earth: The Environmental Politics Reader , 2nd edition(2005)
Green States and Social Movements: Environmentalism in the United States, Britain, Germany and Norway(2003)
Environmental Justice and the New Pluralism: The Challenge of
Australian National University. Visiting Professorship. • . UK. 4/12/12 Intramural Grant Program. Social and Political Theory Program. Social Dimensions of Engineering. AWARDS. • Research Experience for Undergraduates supplement to SES-0322662 awarded December 2004. • Fulbright Senior Scholar Fellowship. 2002-03. 2000-01. Australian-American Fulbright Commission. GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS • Northern Arizona University Research and Creative Activity Awards. Science and Technology: Ethics and Values Studies. Keele University. 2009. 2010. • National Science Foundation. Research School of Social Sciences.• The Leverhulme Trust. Northern Arizona University. Social and Economic Sciences.
Phil McManus In his own words: My current research focuses on sustainable cities. Within the area of sustainable cities I am researching the potential to develop Industrial Ecology. 4/12/12 . the use of metrics such as Ecological Footprints and migration issues such as the tree-change phenomenon in Australia. Geography. urban forestry and representations of nature in the construction of a range of environmental issues. The University of Sydney. My work combines urban environmental history with policy and planning research that is futureoriented. Associate Professor. My research on nature includes thoroughbred breeding and the uses of nature.
and McManus. P. P. P. and McManus. Ash gate. Sydney • Pritchard. P.. Land of Discontent: The Dynamics of Change in Regional and Rural Australia. UK.. (2000). (2005) Vortex Cities to Sustainable Cities: Australia’s Urban Challenge.. (2000). and Loughran. Tree Change and Regional Migration in Australia. (2011) Rural Revival? Place Marketing. W. • McManus. 4/12/12 . O’Neill. Journeys: The Making of the Hunter Region. R. P. Allen & Unwin. • McManus.BOOKS • Connell J.
M. State of Australian Cities 2nd Conference. • “Sustaining inequity? Rethinking the history of Nepalese forest policy” in Calver. 4/12/12 . 2005. • “Sydney sucks! (chews and spits): Defining and measuring vortex cities and sustainable cities”. et al Proceedings of the 6th National Conference of the Australian Forest History Society Inc. Paper: Environment 05.Refereed Conference Papers • “The changing port-city interface: moving towards sustainability? State of Australian Cities National Conference 2007. 30 November-2 December.
social movements. and sociology of health and illness. This work also looks at how citizens engage in the scientific process and policymaking in order to shape research and EDUCATION policy agendas. Washington State University ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS Sustainability Director. College of Arts and Sciences 4/12/12 . Zavestoski's research areas include environmental sociology. Dr.D.. Ph. His current research focuses on the strategies that disease sufferers take to demonstrate that their conditions are caused by environmental contamination.Stephen Zavestoski He teaches courses in the area of Environmental Sociology.
With Dr. Brown and the Contested Illness Research Group at Brown University. Dr. • He hopes to understand how the legacy of Bhopal and the more recent trend of transnational social movement networks are shaping responses to environmental health threats in India. Dr. .S. • Dr. Zavestoski edited Social Movements in Health. • Environmental regulatory policy has always been extremely contentious.• With Phil Brown. published in 2005 by Blackwell. Dr. Zavestoski's research investigates whether allowing citizens to comment on 4/12/12 proposed regulations over the Internet lessens the contentiousness. Zavestoski's other line of research explores the use of Internet technology as a means of increasing public participation in environmental decision-making. Zavestoski has published numerous articles and book chapters focusing on environmental health activism in the U.
D. Illinois.D. After completing her Ph.Larissa Larsen She completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Guelph. Larissa received her Ph. Teaching Areas: •Environmental Planning •Urban Design Theory •Master's Capstone Projects Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning and Natural Resources University of Michigan 4/12/12 . she taught at Arizona State University for two years. she worked as a landscape architect and urban planner for a private firm in Chicago. in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Before coming to the University of Michigan. She is a registered landscape architect and has a passion for native plants.. Ontario.
water consumption. and neighborhood mobilization against environmental problems.• She regularly oversees graduate community-based capstone projects in Detroit neighborhoods. Her current research involves climate adaptation planning. Some of her past research has examined urban heat islands. contributed to a book on Detroit. and the evaluation of 'more' sustainable urban neighborhoods. and directed the food team in the University of Michigan Campus Sustainability Integrated Assessment. Larissa coordinates the physical planning and design concentration in the URP program and she also holds an appointment in the School of Natural Resources and Environment. community-based food initiatives. 4/12/12 . • Larissa's research focuses on identifying environmental inequities in the built environment and advancing issues of urban sustainability and social justice. she worked with the US Green Building Council. • In the past year.
Australia • The Australian Institute of Architect’s National Leadership in Sustainability prize (2011) • Vice President Emergency Architects Australia • 4/12/12 In October 2011 was presented with the UN World Habitat Award at the UN World Habitat • .Paul Pholeros Bachelor of Science Architecture (1974) University of Sydney. Australia • Bachelor of Architecture (1997 Hons Class 1) University of Sydney. University of Sydney. NSW Australia 4878 Director of Health habitat Pty Ltd • Health Habitat has received The International Union of Architects (UIA) Vassilis Sgoutas prize (2008) • Principle of Paul Pholeros Architects since 1984 • Adjunct Professor of Architecture. Australia • Registered Architect.
• Years involved with Housing for Health work (including R&D work).• Architectural practice skills and 25 years experience in environmental health work with the other two founding directors of HealtHabitat. 4/12/12 . • 25 years starting as a member of the Uwankara Palyanku Kanyintjaku (UPK) environmental health review in central Australia to the current times of a large national Housing for Health program and the spread of the work internationally.
Complex problems linking health and the living environment require multi disciplinary teams of people to provide the best solutions…. Those doing the work and those who we are working with.HH has assembled such a team of people • • • • • 4/12/12 .HE BELIEVES. Assume nothing Good housing/ health policy ultimately comes from good work proven in the field not from government. Local indigenous people have the greatest interest in the principles and detail of the work as they have the greatest to gain by the work being successful.. • The work must be built around people. Technical skill and raising the technical standards of all aspects of the work is important. Government may occasionally adopt the policy direction after it has been proven.
He leads SIAS-ASD fellowship program that seeks to nurture community of practice of young. He is member-secretary of Nepal Policy Research Network. Dhungana is the Executive Director of South Asia Institute of Advanced Studies which is a recently established research institution based in Kathmandu. policyrelevant social science research. journal publication and Nepal Policy Net webportal as a knowledge repository of public policy resources. Dhungana Dr. mid-career policy researchers in Nepal. which coordinates exchanges amongst and between policy researchers and other stakeholders in Nepal through policy dialogues.Hari P. 4/12/12 .
• He is in the editing team of three journals: “New Angle: Nepal Journal of Social Science and Public Policy”. • He teaches “South Asia Regional Development and Politics in South Asia” at the Masters in Development Studies course at College of Development Studies. 4/12/12 . and Hamro Ban Sampada. Journal of Forest and Livelihoods.• Hari has PhD in International Development within which his research was concerned with social justice in relation to natural resources governance.
economic and social development in Scotland. South Asia and Latin America. nature-society. subjectivity and environment. Andrea Nightingale RESEARCH INSTITUTE: Geography and the Lived Environment RESEARCH INTERESTS: Political ecology. rural studies. feminist geography. Admissions Advisor (MA Geography) University of Edinburgh 4/12/12 . common property resources. MA. BSc (Bates Coll).Dr. PhD (Minnesota) Lecturer in Environmental Geography.
Following from statistical work that demonstrates there is no relationship between environmental change and civil wars in Africa.• Global environmental change is projected to cause an increase in violent conflict due to a reduction in productive resources in areas of the world already coping with food security and resource degradation issues. peace and transformation of socio-natures. She seeks to understand how environmental change and societies are coconstituted. She takes an ethnographic look at how societies. creating particular possibilities for conflict. • • • 4/12/12 . Her work cuts through this debate with a political economy and social justice critique to suggest the drivers of conflict and environmental change are more complex. violence and environments co-emerge.
A. A. Nightingale.Journal Articles • Nightingale. emotion and the (ir)rational commons.” Geoforum special issue on gender and environment 42:2 • 4/12/12 . (2011) “Beyond Design Principles: subjectivity. caste and space.J.” Society and Natural Resources 24:2.J. (2010) “Bounding Difference: the embodied production of gender.
Arch (5 year degree level) School of Architecture 1997 CEPT 1998Ahmedabad. India . Atlanta.Meghal Arya AREAS OF INTEREST: Specialization Understanding the spatial concepts in traditional Indian architecture Architecture in transit Islamic architecture RESEARCH / PUBLICATIONS: Work on courtyards exhibited in several US universities under Feminist 4/12/12 Assistant Professor Faculty of Architecture. USA 1996 Dip. CEPT university Academic Qualifications 1998 M. Arch 1999 Georgia Institute of Technology.
Prof. Germany Idea of Ideology .Research thesis for undergraduate degree. • • Books: Designing and production management – -Thematic Space in Indian architecture.Practices • Prepared drawings of Fatehpur Sikri published in ‘Fatehpur Sikri. CEPT. Ahmedabad.Sept. 2002 -Architecture of the Indian desert. where spaces touch perfection’. Minakshi & Kulbhushan Jain 2000 4/12/12 – . Aug ‘95 . Every year two outstanding documents were published by School of Architecture. Kulbhushan Jain ed. VDG Publication. ‘96.
Cities Alliance. South Asia. income. Africa (Kenya). and housing and urban poverty. These assessments provide inputs for formulation of need-based strategies and programmes mainly 4/12/12 • . As Regional Adviser. perception of development needs and their plans on development of shelter and income generation activities. South Asia (Nepal and Maldives).Ajay Suri Ajay Suri is an economist and an Urban Sector Expert. savings and expenditure behavior. • He has expertise in assessment of people’s economic and shelter conditions. West Asia (Lebanon) and Central Asia (Iran). with extensive experience in developing need-based housing and urban sector programmes and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system in various states and cities in India. Ajay has developed a project portfolio in India to provide knowledge support on policy issues to ministries of urban development.
Donor Agency FOCUS AREAS Financing upgrading and affordable housing. Evidence-Based Urban Planning Innovation and Technologies in Slum Upgrading and Affordable Housing INTERESTED IN Learning and sharing knowledge on scaling up upgrading 4/12/12 . Academic and Training Institutes.ORGANIZATION Cities Alliance JOB TITLE Regional Adviser. Non-Profit Sector. Participation in Planning Implementation and Post-Occupation. South Asia COUNTRY EXPERIENCE Developing slum upgrading approaches and housing plans SECTOR EXPERIENCE Government.
His research focuses on the relations between learning. • There are two inter-related strands to this. . First. advance their prospects in. particularly in Mumbai. and resist the city. Second. and to identify implications for policy and academic debate. He is author of Learning the city: knowledge and 4/12/12 translocal assemblage (2011). materiality and inequality. to understand how sanitation is experienced within different informal settlements on an everyday basis. UK He aims to develop this research through comparative work internationally that focuses on how housing and infrastructure within different informal settlements are materially produced.Colin McFarlane Colin McFarlane is an urban geographer based at Durham University in the UK. to understand the experience of learning in how residents cope with. and to use that as a basis for understanding everyday life and inequality. • Durham University.
Prior to undertaking law Amelia completed a Bachelor of Economics and a Masters of Urban and Regional Planning. This research formed part of her masters’ dissertation. 4/12/12 . Amilia has also spent time studying development. urban planning and poverty alleviation. the NSW Department of Planning Prize for the best student graduating in the course and the Planning Research Centre Prize.AMILIA MAXWELL Amelia Maxwell is currently a law student at the University of Sydney with core interests in development. In completing her masters she was awarded the Planning Institute of Australia award for most proficient student planner. In 2009 Amelia spent two months in India working with Opportunity International Australia and researching microfinance ‘plus’ as a poverty alleviation tool. human rights and environment in Nepal.
EDUCATION University of Sydney Bachelor of Laws 2006 – 2011 Activities and Societies: 2008 Sydney University Law Revue University of Sydney Masters of Urban and Regional Planning (Honors) 2009 – 2010 University of Sydney Bachelor of Economics 2006 – 2008 4/12/12 .
Hill PDA Property Consultancy Privately Held. Law Practice industry. Computer Software industry Currently holds this position Intern. 1001-5000 employees. Architecture & Planning industry 2009 – 2009 (less than a year) Student Placement . Technology & Administration Government Agency. 2007 – 2008 (1 year) 4/12/12 . EDAW Privately Held. 1001-5000 employees. 11-50 employees. Government Administration industry 2008 – 2009 (1 year) Paralegal Free hills Partnership.Contracting Standards and Governance NSW Procurement Department of Services.EXPERIENCE Research Analyst. 1001-5000 employees.
4/12/12 . Four full-size size houses. Johnson subsequently became executive director in the NSW Department of Planning. He intitated the State Government’s Houses for the Future 2004 project to explore more sustainable alternatives to suburban housing. and has been recently appointed CEO of the Urban Taskforce. including a cardboard house. were built in downtown Sydney with the aim of getting the public to think differently about housing.CHRIS JOHNSON Chris Johnson served as the NSW Government Architect for 10 years.
Johnson has written or edited 14 books on urban planning and architecture. His edited books on Indian urbanism include the 2008 Connecting Cities: India (a research publication for the Metropolis Congress) and Indian Cities: Managing Urban Growth (2011) with NIUA and Metropolis. 4/12/12 .Chris Johnson oversaw the transformation of the office from a bureaucracy to an office run on a fully commercial basis. and will study Indian urbanism. He has been an Adjunct Professor at three Sydney universities. He is the recipient of a 2011 NSW Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship.
most noticeably the Conservatorium of Music (2002). the upgrade of Circular Quay (2002) and the upgrading of George Street and Railway Square(2000).During his term as Government Architect. During the Olympic Games in Sydney in 2000 he established a design review panel and a design directorate to oversee the design and procurement of the public domain for Sydney Olympic Park and other significant projects. Johnson strengthened the profile of the role in the public perception. Another major achievement was the "Houses of the Future Exhibition" during the Year of the Built 4/12/12 . A range of important projects were designed in the office.
EDUCATION 2005 . An innovative approach to architecture is supported by intensive research and experimentation from the development of building technologies and integration of energy and water-efficient infrastructure solutions to building prototypes that are environmentally sound and socio-economically beneficial. College of Architecture. Baked-Insitu Mud Houses of India.ANUPAMA KUNDOO The architecture practice began in 1990 with a strong focus on material research with the view of reducing the environmental impact of building technologies. Ahmedabad 1984 . Berlin 1996 . Vastu Shilpa Foundation. 4/12/12 University of Bombay . Technische Universität. Thesis: Urban EcoCommunity: Design and Analysis for Sustainability. Evolution and Analysis of Ray Meeker’s Experiments.J.1997 Vastu Shilpa Research Fellowship.1989 Bachelor of Architecture degree with First Class Honours. Sir J.2008 Doctoral Studies Thesis: Building with Fire.
Category Group Housing. Catalunya. India 2000 Architect of the Future. JK Cement. Indian Architect + Builder Award. National Association of Students of Architecture at Chennai 1996 . A+D Awards. Spain).AWARDS 2003 Architect of the Year Award. Focus State TN. Auroville.2006 Chief executive of ‘Kolam’. India 1999 Architect of the Year Award. in partnership with the municipalities of London and the state of Haryana in India 2004 Associate. an Architectural Design and Construction Unit set up under the Auroville Foundation. Indian Institute of Architects2004 2003 Jury Member. Category Young Architect. Louis Kahn Trophy. Indian Institute of Interior Design 2003 Jury Member. IIID Award for Interior Design.2004 Sustainable Design Consultant to ICAEN. (Institute of energy. India RELEVANT CONSULTANCIES AND POSTS 2002 . India 2001 Honorable Mention “Young Enthused Architect Category”. 4/12/12 India .
an NGO established in 1984 to address the problems of women pavement dwellers in Mumbai.SHEELA PATEL Sheela Patel is the founder and Director of Society for Promotion of Area Resource Centers (SPARC). She was a key figure in the building up of Mahila Milan. a decentralized network of collectives of women living on pavements and in slums in different parts of India. 4/12/12 . that brings women together around savings and credit activities while augmenting their capacities to interact with the larger world of government and formal institutions with regard to secure shelter and basic amenities in slums.
SPARC has catalyzed the construction of housing for over 8.500 families and over 500.000 toilets and latrines. In September 2009. another people's organization. which emerged from the Indian experience and is now active in several countries in Asia and Africa. she received the prestigious 2009 David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award from the Synergos Institute in New York in recognition of her efforts to ameliorate urban poverty.The alliance of SPARC. Under Patel’s leadership. collectively tackles urban poverty by strengthening grassroots groups of the poor themselves. with programs in 70 cities in India. an international network of poor people's organizations and the NGOs that support them. 4/12/12 . Mahila Milan and the National Slum Dwellers Federation. Patel is also the Chair of Slum/Shack Dwellers International (SDI).
Kathmandu Nepal Website: My website Affiliation: Non-Governmental Highest Degree: PhD Interests: Community Forestry 4/12/12 .HEMANT OJHA Position: Governance Specialist Organization: Forest Action Nepal Address: P O Box 12207.
community based forest governance. He has worked as researcher/specialist/consultant for several Nepal-based and international agencies. and local and meso level forest governance. Himalayas. and West Africa. He has written and edited over a dozen scientific papers. University of East Anglia. guidebooks and policy briefs. His research works span a wide range of geographic regions – Nepal. He is the founder of Forest Action Nepal and continues to be its advisor. participatory action research methodologies. UK. as well as several practitioner-oriented products such as manuals.Dr Ojha has over 15 years of experience in research studies and development actions. deliberative processes in the context of environmental policy-making. South Asia. 4/12/12 . adaptive co-management of ecosystems. SouthEast Asia. protected area and local people. Norwich. He did doctoral research in Development Studies (with a focus on Natural Resource Governance) from School of Development Studies. His current research works include natural resource governance and social justice.
institutions. knowledge systems. encompassing policy. Forestry Chronicle. 4/12/12 .He has published peer-reviewed papers and articles in various international journals such as Policy and Society. He co-edited a book Knowledge Systems and Natural Resources: Management. India). International Journal of Social Economics. resource management. International Forestry Review. International Development Planning Review. He has written a book on Reframing Governance: Understanding Deliberative Politics in Nepal’s Terai Forestry (Adroit. Institutions and Policy in Nepal which is published (2007) by Cambridge University Press India in collaboration with International Development Research Center (IDRC) of Canada. and livelihoods. and Policy Matters on diverse topics. conflict.
. Previously.SHAGUN MEHROTRA Assistant Professor. as well as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. East Africa. he was on the staff of the World Bank. his research and advice has been sought by national and local governments in Latin America. Shagun established Climate and Cities. Columbia University. and policy advice focus on climate change. Management. and NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. infrastructure economics and finance. and India. 4/12/12 including Climate Change and Cities (Cambridge University Press. teaching. He has authored and co-authored articles and two books. and poverty reduction in cities. an international policy advisory facility jointly housed at The Earth Institute. New York. Shagun has a PhD in Infrastructure Economics and Urban Planning from Columbia University. Climate and Cities New York Shagun Mehrotra is an Assistant Professor at Milano School of International Affairs. leading infrastructure reform of public utilities in Africa with a focus on expanding services to the urban poor. Over the last decade. and Urban Policy. China. SouthEast Asia. the New School Director. particularly in large developing-country slums. His research.
Geetam Tiwari obtained her B. IIT Delhi Dr. Arch form the IIT Roorkee and Master of Urban Planning and Policy. Currently she is TRIPP Chair Professor for Transport Planning at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and Adlerbretska Guest Professor for sustainable urban transport at the 4/12/12 Chalmers University of Technology. . Chicago. and Ph.GEETAM TIWARI TRIPP Chair Professor. from the University of Illinois. in Transport Planning and Policy.D. Department of Civil engineering.
bicycles and bus based public transport systems. the Centre for excellence grant from Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF). She is editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Injury Control . She has been working in the area of traffic and transport planning focusing on pedestrians. These include development of bus systems and road designs that would make transportation efficient and safer. innovative thinking and a potential for replication or transferability. She has published over 70 research papers on transportation planning and safety in national and international journals. public transport planning. the Stockholm Partnerships award for local impact.She has extensive research experience in dealing with transportation issues of special relevance to low income countries. crash analysis on rural and urban roads. analysis of traffic on Indian Highways. peer reviewed seminar proceedings and edited four books on transportation planning and road safety. Some of her projects include Development of a Bicycle Master plan for Delhi. and the Prince Michaels award for promoting road safety research. Dr Tiwari received the International Velocity Falco Lecture Prize in Barcelona. She is advisor to Urban Age series of conferences coordinated by London School of Economics 4/12/12 since 2005.
CHAWANAD (NAD) LUANSANG Were the founder and director of the Bangkok-based Open space Community Architects. an organization of community architects who revolutionized the approach to rural and urban community revitalization by empowering villagers and slum-dwellers to lead. An Ashoka Fellow in 2008 in the field of civic engagement he works for the Asian Coalition for Housing Rights (ACHR) and has been active in establishing ACCA (Asian Coalition for Community Action). The YPP has been created to give opportunities to young professionals to work with urban poor communities. ACCA is engaged in slum upgrading in 107 Asian cities in and has developed the Young Professionals Program. ACHR/ACCA is represented in Design 4/12/12 . facilitate and expand their community activism beyond the revitalization process.
School of Social Sciences Qualification M. Local organizations. Post Doctoral Research (World BankRobert McNamara Fellow) Areas of Interest: Institutions.A. resource use/access and inclusive growth.D. TISS Affiliation Centre for Study of Social Exclusion & Inclusive Policies. (Bhubaneswar) Ph.MADHUSREE SEKHAR Designation: Associate Professor. decentralization and participatory governance. (Bangalore). Common Property Resources (CPRs) and environmental governance 4/12/12 .
India Lecturer & Research Associate RESEARCH AREA Governance and Management of Public Assets Competitive Urban Indicators for commonwealth countries Management of Government RE Assets PRACTICE AREA RE Asset Management Advisory . Metropolis Advisor.Urban Competiveness & Administrative RE frameworks for Public 4/12/12 Agencies . Architecture. Design & Planning Other Affiliations: Metropolis.SUNIL DUBEY Faculty Member.
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