Praneeta Mudaliar

Praneeta Mudaliar is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Sciences at Ithaca College in New York, USA. Praneeta’s scholarship and teaching interests revolve around micro and macro-level power dynamics, socio-cultural inequalities, and actor interactions in the governance of the commons. She has conducted cross-national empirical research on community-based watershed management in the United States (U.S.) and India, and polycentric fisheries in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. Apart from commons research, Praneeta studies pro-environmental behaviors among young adults, climate justice, decolonizing land management in institutes of higher education in the U.S., and the pedagogy of building collective efficacy among students to undertake long-term transformative environmental action.