School of Natural Resources & Environment, University of Michigan
Arun Agrawal is professor and associate dean for research in the School of Natural Resources & Environment at the University of Michigan.
His research and teaching focus on the politics of international development, institutional change and environmental conservation. He has written extensively on indigenous knowledge, community-based conservation, common property, population and resources, and environmental identities.
Recent interests include the decentralization of environmental policy (especially forestry and wildlife), and the emergence of the environment as a subject of human concern. His work has focused mainly on South Asia although recent projects include other developing countries in Africa and Latin America.
Last Updated: June 8, 2017
Environmentality. Technologies of Government and the Making of Subjects. Duke University Press, 2004