Rohit Negi is Faculty Member, Project E-QUAL, Ambedkar University Delhi and member of the Joint Working Group in Human Ecology. He is Assistant Professor in the School of Human Ecology (SHE) at AUD. After completing an undergraduate degree from the School of Planning and Architecture in New Delhi,Rohit moved to the US for, first, an MA in Urban Planning at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and then PhD in Geography at the Ohio State University.
Rohit Negi’s interests hinge around the intersections of capitalism, social change and nature, approached from multiple vantage points but with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa and India. His Master’s research was on environmental politics in Delhi and PhD on the geographies of mineral extraction in the Zambian Copper belt. Dr Negi is currently engaged in research on urban political ecology in Delhi and on development and social change in Himachal. His work has appeared in publications like the Journal of Southern African Studies, Geoforum, Review of African Political Economy and African Geographical Review. Rohit is currently co-editing a volume on urban contestations in Delhi, under contract with Springer.