Prof. Dr. Sanjay Chaturvedi, Panjab University, India

Dr. Sanjay Chaturvedi is Professor of Political Science at Panjab University, India. He is currently working on environmental sustainability and climate change issues, with special reference to Polar Regions and the Indian Ocean Region. He was awarded the Nehru Centenary British Fellowship and highly coveted Leverhulme Research Grantfor post-doctoral research at the Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, England (1992-1995). Regional Editor of The Polar Journal and Editor of the Journal of the Indian Ocean Region, he also serves on International Executive Committee (ex officio) of SCAR Antarctic Humanities and Social Sciences Expert Group. Author of The Polar Regions: A Political Geography (John Wiley & Sons, 1996), Chaturvedi’s recent publications include co-authored Climate Terror: A Critical Geopolitics of Climate Change (Palgrave Macmillan 2015) and co-edited Environmental Sustainability from the Himalayas to the Oceans: Struggles and Innovations in China and India (Springer 2017). He has served on the Indian delegations to the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meetings. He is a Current Selection Committee Member for the 2017 ‘Tinker-Muse Prize for Science and Policy in Antarctica.’ He visited Antarctica, lecturing on board MS Alla Tarasova during 1994 austral summer.