Dr. Rohit Negi
Associate Professor , School of Global Affairs
Phd in Geography, Ohio State University, 2009
Masters in Urban and Regional Planning, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004
Bachelor in Planning, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, 2002
Assistant Professor, School of Human Ecology, AUD, 2010-2018
Visiting Lecturer, Global Studies, UIUC, 2009-2010
My Zone / Area of Expertise
- PI, ‘Urban Futures in the Indian Himalayas’, Ambedkar University Research Grant, INR 429,000. Ongoing.
- Contributor, ‘The Asthma Files: 6+ Cities’, Coordinated by Prof Kim Fortun and Prof Mike Fortun, University of California-Irvine. Ongoing.
- Co-PI, ‘Mapping Social-Ecological Vulnerability’, Indian Council of Social Science Research, 2014-2016, INR 2.2 Million. Completed.
- Co-PI, ’Enhancing Quality, Access and Governance of Undergraduate Education in India (Project E-QUAL)’, European Union Grant 2014-2017, EURO 1.17 Million. Completed.
Selected Academic and Outreach Activities
- Member, International Advisory Board, Antipode
- Member, Steering Committee, Association of Asian Studies in Africa (A-Asia)
- Co-organizer, Seminar on Critical Geographies of the Himalayan Region, Mohali, October 2016
- Co-organizer, Summer School on Critical Geographies of South Asia, Palampur, June 2015
- Organizer and Moderator, Disentangling Development: Politics, Environment and Social Change in Himachal as part of 'Marginal Ecologies: A Conference on Human Ecology', AUD
- Co-organizer, International Conference of Global Studies, September 2013, New Delhi
- Understanding the Urban
- Urban Environment and Ecology
- Transformations in Society and Space
- Social and Political Ecology
- Political Ecology of Air
- Urban Environments
- Introduction to Global Studies
Selected Fellowships and Awards
- India-China Institute, The New School University, Apr, 2018
- Human Economy Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2016 (Declined),University of Pretoria, South Africa
- UKNA Research Fellowship, International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden, The Netherlands, Mar-June, 2014
- Lakshmanan and Chaterjee Graduate Award, Department of Geography, Ohio State, 2009
- Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies, 2006
- Negi, R and P Taraporevala (2018) ‘Window to a South-South World: Ordinary Gentrification and African Migrants in Delhi’, in S. Cornelissen and Y. Mine (Eds), Afro-Asian Entanglements: Migration and Agency in a Globalizing World. Palgrave-Macmillan, 209-230.
- Negi, R, K Thakur and S Shoaib (2017) ‘Contoured Urbanism: People, Property and Infrastructures in the Indian Himalayas’, Urbanisation, 1(2): 1-15.
- Chakravarty, S and R Negi (2016) (Eds), Space, Planning and Everyday Contestations in Delhi, New Delhi: Springer.
- Negi, R (2014) ''Solwezi Mabanga': Ambivalent Developments on Zambia's New Mining Frontier, Journal of Southern African Studies, 40(5): 999-1013.
- Negi, R (2013) ''You cannot make a camel drink water': Capital, Geo-history and Contestations in the Zambian Copperbelt', Geoforum, 45C: 240-247.
- Negi, R (2011) ‘The Micropolitics of Mining and Development in Zambia: Insights from the Northwestern Province’, African Studies Quarterly, 12 (2): 27-44.
- Negi, R (2011) ‘Mining Boom, Capital and Chiefs in the “New Copperbelt”’, in A. Fraser and M. Larmer (eds.), Zambia, Mining and Neoliberalism: Boom and Bust on the Globalized Copperbelt. New York: Palgrave-McMillan, 209-236.
- Negi, R (2010) ‘Neoliberalism, Environmentalism and Urban Politics in Delhi’, In W. Ahmed, A. Kundu and R. Peet (eds.) New Economic Policy in India: A Critical Analysis. New York: Routledge, 179-198.
- Negi, R (2008) ‘Beyond the “Chinese Scramble”: The Political Economy of anti-China Sentiment in Zambia’, African Geographical Review 27: 41-63.