Dr. Devendraraj Madhanagopal

Trained as an environmental sociologist, the academic expertise and interests of Devendraraj Madhanagopal cut across coastal governance, marine fishing communities, coastal livelihoods, environmental politics, social and political dimensions of climate change, environmental justice, and climate justice. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (Mumbai, India). Since 2019, he has been a faculty member associated with the School of Sustainability at XIM University (Odisha, India). He is the author of “Local Adaptation to Climate Change in South India Challenges and the Future in the Tsunami-hit Coastal Regions​” (Routledge, UK). He is the lead and corresponding editor of three edited books published by Springer Nature and Routledge in 2022. He, along with his co-author, has recently signed a contract with Springer Nature for a co-authored book, and they are working on its publication for 2024. Devendraraj is the recipient of more than a dozen international travel grants or competitive fellowships. Over the past few years, he has offered peer-review support to more than fifteen indexed journals and books and continues actively engaging in scholarly activities. From August 2023 onwards, he serves as an Editorial Advisory Board Member to the SAGE Journal, “Alternatives: Global, Local, Political” [ISSN: 0304-3754; Online ISSN: 2163-3150]. He continues actively collaborating with Asian Scholars, particularly scholars based in China.

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