Manu V. Mathai
Associate Professor, Azim Premji University
Manu V. Mathai is an associate professor in the School of Development at Azim Premji University. His work problematizes the dominant development narrative and explores alternatives that advance justice in human well-being outcomes on a shared and finite planet. His areas of interest include sustainable production-consumption systems, sustainable energy, local governance and technology choice. Prior to Azim Premji University, he taught at the United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) and the Rochester Institute of Technology Department of Science, Technology and Society/Public Policy, and was a research associate at the University of Delaware Center for Energy and Environmental Policy. His publications include Nuclear Power, Economic Development Discourse and the Environment: The Case of India (Routledge, 2013) and Green Growth: Ideology, Political Economy and the Alternatives (Zed Books, 2016). Manu holds a B.Sc. in Environmental Science from Bangalore University, an M.Sc. in Wildlife Science from the Wildlife Institute of India, an M.P.P. from the University of Maryland and a PhD in Energy and Environmental Policy, from the University of Delaware.