Dr. Devendraraj Madhanagopal (Ph.D.) is an Assistant Professor (II) in the School of Sustainability at XIM University (Odisha, India). He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (Mumbai, India). He is the recipient of several international travel grants/fellowships. His works appear in Environment, Development and Sustainability and Metropolitics journals. He has also made book contract agreements with reputed international publishers, and those books are in the process.
Dr. Christopher Todd Beer: His research interests include environmental sociology, social movements, world culture, and climate justice. His work examines support for climate justice among Kenyan environmental NGOs, the adopters of fossil fuel divestment in the US, the connections of world society, and the support for a shift away from capitalism among US climate change protestors. His work appears in Sociological Perspectives, The Sociological Quarterly, The Journal of the Global South, among others.
Dr. Bala Raju Nikku. is currently serving as an Assistant Professor of social work at Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, Canada. Bala served as the founding director of the Nepal School of Social work from 2005 to 2011 and held international teaching positions in Malaysia, India, and Thailand until before Joining TRU in 2018. Dr. Nikku’s research focuses on race and racialization of politics and policy, human mobility, and displacement choices during and after disasters and pandemics.
Dr. André Pelser is currently Professor of Sociology and a Research Fellow at the University of the Free State in South Africa. His research expertise falls within the supplementary and cross-cutting field of population, environment and development and includes applied social and policy research, social ecology and the implications of demographic change for human development and the environment.