Ph.D. Candidate, Development Sociology, Department of Global Development
Anjana Ramkumar is a nature-society scholar broadly interested in the intersection between agroecology, development, and rural worlds. Her dissertation project examines the agroecological cultivation of traditional rice varieties in India to engage with questions of agrarian change, alternative development, and postcolonial subjectivities. Her work draws on and contributes to the study of political ecology, agrarian studies and contemporary South Asia.
Anjana obtained her bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies in 2016 and her master’s degree in Geography in 2019 from the National University of Singapore. A native of Singapore, Anjana has conducted fieldwork in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Philippines and India through her years of training in the social sciences. Prior to graduate school, Anjana worked in Singapore’s foreign service, specializing in international climate change negotiations.
National University of Singapore - Bachelor of Environmental Studies
National University of Singapore - Master of Social Science (Research)
Contemporary South Asia
ar2473 [at] cornell.edu