Awards and Honors

Scholarships and Fellowships

  • Senior Research Associate. Centre for World Environmental History. University of Sussex, UK. 2018 –
  • Senior Research Fellowship. Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore. 2012-14.
  • Tembusu College, National University of Singapore, Fellowship. 2012-13.
  • Alfred D. Bell Jr. Fellowship. Forest History Society. 2001.
  • Walther Rathenau Fellowship. Max Planck Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Berlin. 1996.
  • Rockefeller Postdoctoral Fellowship in Science and the Global Environment. Department of Science and Technology Studies, Cornell University. 1995.
  • International Scholarship. Society for the History of Technology (SHOT). 1994.
  • S.V. Ciriacy-Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellowship in Natural Resource Studies. University of California, Berkeley. 1993.
  • Junior Research Fellowship. Wolfson College, University of Oxford. 1992.
  • Beit Senior Research Scholarship in Commonwealth History. University of Oxford. 1992.

Federal and Foundation Grants

  • National Science Foundation.*
  • Environmental Protection Agency.*
  • The Christensen Fund.*
  • France Berkeley Fund.
  • School of Advanced Research in the Human Experience (SAR), Santa Fe.

Other Institutional Awards

  • Committee on Research. University of California, Santa Cruz.*
  • Center for Justice, Tolerance and Community. University of California, Santa Cruz.
  • Center for Global, Regional and International Studies. University of California, Santa Cruz.
  • Charles Wallace Trust Grant. 1992.
  • Radhakrishnan Trust Grant. 1992.
  • Wolfson College Graduate Award. Oxford. 1990.
  • Radhakrishnan Scholarship. Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee of India. 1989.
  • ICPR Fellowship in Philosophy. The Indian Council of Philosophical Research (declined). 1989.
  • The Overseas Research Scheme (ORS) Award, UK. 1989.
  • Visiting Studentship. The Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science. Bangalore. 1987.

* = Multiple grants.

Professor of Environmental Studies

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