Dr Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt

Dr Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt

Kuntala was trained in Human Geography at the Calcutta University in India and taught at Burdwan University before joining the ANU in 2002. She manages the Environment and Resource Management Graduate Study Field of research at present and convenes the gender specialisation in the Masters in Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development (MAAPD). In addition, Kuntala teaches courses on Exploring Gender and Development (ANTH 8038/39) in the first semester (February-June) every year. From 2013, she is introducing a new course on Gender, Resources and the Environment to be taught in Semester 2 every year. Read More…



Dr Keith Barney

Dr Keith Barney

Keith Barney has conducted research on sustainable forestry and land management issues in Southeast Asia for the past 14 years, including fieldwork in Lao PDR, Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia and Vietnam. His conceptual interests lie at the intersections between political ecology, economic geography, and agrarian studies. Through this time Keith has also conducted policy-based research with a number of international public policy organizations, including Forest Trends, the Rights and Resources Initiative, and the Centre for International Forestry Research, on issues… Read More…