Doctoral Candidate, Anthropology
PPEH Graduate Fellow
2020 - 2021
Pooja Nayak is a doctoral candidate in Anthropology and South Asia Studies at Penn. She works on the politics of value-making in zones of biodiversity and industrial closure. She is also interested in the plural genealogies of regional environmentalisms, especially in nature writing and environmental thought in the Kannada language. Prior to coming to Penn, she has worked as a reporter, editor, and documentary film-maker in India.