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Dr

Sangeetha Chandra-Shekeran

Deputy Director, Mssi
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environmental politics
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Dr

Sangeetha Chandra-Shekeran

 
Division
Architecture, Building And Planning
 
Primary Interest
Geographical Political Economy
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Dr

Sangeetha Chandra-Shekeran

 

Sangeetha is Deputy Director of the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, one of the University's interdisciplinary research institutes designed to facilitate collaboration across faculties and external engagement. Sangeetha is also a lecturer in the School of Geography, Faculty of Science at the University of Melbourne.

She is a political and economic geographer who researches how large complex socio-technical systems undergo change. Her PhD thesis focused on demand management in the Victorian electricity industry. Sangeetha is interested in the political economic dimensions of environmental change. In particular questions of state power and capital accumulation that shape environmental outcomes. Sangeetha's research is motivated by the challenge of deep decarbonisation in a way that addresses longstanding problems of uneven development and injustice. Prior to undertaking her PhD Sangeetha worked in climate change and energy policy for the Federal Government, and at the Victorian Law Reform Commission.

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2009

Australian Postgraduate Association

2003

Asia Dunlop Fellowship

2001

Fulbright Award

2001

Australian Federation of University Women

4

Awards

Credentials

Positions


Deputy Director, Mssi

Architecture, Building And Planning

Lecturer (Environmental Change)

Geography

Casual

Agriculture And Food

Education


Bachelor of Law (Honours)

University of Melbourne

University of Melbourne (Honours)

University of Melbourne

Masters of Humanities

University of Chicago

Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne