Media and Public Engagement

Engagements with media outlets and across other platforms regarding my research and scholar-activism enables me to disseminate information relating to issues I care about.

Democratizing Knowledge Faculty Panel, 2015

Articles/Interviews About My Work:

Benefunder Researcher Profile:

Princeton Environmental Forum, Princeton University:

Maxwell Faculty Member Meets Pope Francis, Syracuse University News, Syracuse, USA:

Maxwell School, Syracuse University:

Glenda Laws Award, American Association of Geographers:

How can we create water secure cities? The Guardian, London, UK:

James Hansen’s legacy: Scientists reflect on climate change in 1988, 2018, and 2048 The Grist:

The Maxwell Perspective, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, USA: Maxwell 10th Decade Projects

Syracuse University Magazine, Syracuse University, USA:

Alumni Magazine, College of Arts and Sciences, Syracuse University, USA: CAS 2010

The Maxwell Perspective, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, USA:

Geography Newsletter, Clark University, USA: Clark 2013

Minnesota Human Rights Center, University of Minnesota, USA:

Samakal (Bengali Newspaper), Bangladesh: Samakal 2011

In The News:

Dhaka Tribune: ‘The importance of learning about climate change from the Global South’ (1 March 2021):

MIT Technology Review: ‘What Does Progress Mean to You?’

City & State: ‘DiNapoli opens up fossil fuel divestment’

Truthout: ‘Hundreds of Thousands of Students Traveled Home This Week Amid COVID Spike’

Scientific American: ‘Here’s How Scientists Want Biden to Take on Climate Change’

Carbon Brief: ‘US election: Climate experts react to Joe Biden’s victory’ Press conference and academic letter on NY’s divestment from fossil fuels

‘Climate Change, Cities and Violence in the Time of Covid-19: Perspectives from South Asia’: Two news articles:

Inside Higher Education: Upholding academic standards (three articles):

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Global Water Crises, Turkish Cultural Center, Syracuse, NY, USA:

Climate Financing and Development Aid, Daily Orange, Syracuse University, USA:

2014 World Water Day Speaker, The Tufts Daily, Tufts University, USA:

Climate Change in South Asia, The Daily Star (English Newspaper), Bangladesh:

Climate Change Teach-In, Daily Orange, Syracuse University, USA:

International Women’s Day, Daily Orange, Syracuse University, USA:

Global Water Crisis, Daily Orange, Syracuse University, USA:

Nobel Peace Prize Winner University Lecture, Daily Orange, Syracuse University, USA:

Videos/Audio Recordings:

Videos of some of my talks are available my YouTube channel: click here

Vatican Workshop on Human Right to Water, Pontifical Academy of Sciences, The Vatican (Video):

‘Climate Justice and Intersectionality’ Centre for Climate Justice, Glasgow Caledonian University:

‘Decolonising Europe in International Politics’ University of Amsterdam:

‘Ten years to 2030 – what is the global starting point for the climate countdown?’ Inspired Minds Headliner Panel on Climate Change, World Summit AI:

‘Global Water Crises and How We Can Envision Just & Sustainable Futures’ Fourth Annual Distinguished Hopke Lecture, Clarkson University:

 ‘Climate Change, Cities and Violence in the Time of Covid-19: Perspectives from South Asia’ Climate Change and Urban Violence Global Engagement Network (CCUVN):

Fossil Fuel Divestment Press Conference for NY with (with video):

NYDivest Press Conference & Rally

‘NY Divests’ Podcast with Media Sanctuary

“Climate Change, Cities and Violence in the Time of Covid-19: Perspectives from South Asia”

“Digitising Anti-Racist & Anti-Imperialist Teaching Amidst COVID-19” University of Oxford, UK (webinar video):

“Ensuring Clean Water for All” All For Earth Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton University, USA (podcast):

“Power and Epistemology: Whose Knowledge Counts?” Polson Symposium on Development, Cornell University, USA (Video):

“Water Issues in South Asia” WaterLat Interview by Dr. Esteban Castro, Argentina (Video):

“Water Justice” Imagine What’s Next (NEXT16) General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, USA (Video):

“Solving the global water crisis” Benefunder research video:

“The Right to Water: Plenary Session” Conference on the Right to Water, Syracuse University, USA (Video):

“Water issues”, KGOU Radio, Oklahoma Radio Station, USA (Audio):

“Negotiating Rights, Experiencing Development, Managing Water: Gender-Water-Development Nexus in a Changing World” Feminism and Ecological Futures, University of Bristol, UK (Audio):

“Dams, Science, and the Law” Experiments on Rivers: The Consequences of Dams, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Minnesota, USA: