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Mukul Kumar

Education:

B.A., History, University of California, Irvine; M.Phil., Development Studies, University of Cambridge; Ph.D., City and Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley

Dissertation:

Fueling the City: Coal, Land, and the Politics of Dispossession in South India

Thesis Advisor:

Ananya Roy, Professor of Urban Planning, Social Welfare, and Geography, University of California, Los Angeles

Research Topic:

Cities and climate justice; political ecology of energy and the environment; race, dispossession, and urban inequality

Mentor:

Rudolfo D. Torres, Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy, University of California, Irvine

Current Position:

President's Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Urban Planning and Public Policy, University of California, Irvine / Assistant Professor, Department of Department of Urban Planning and Public Policy, University of California, Irvine (eff. 7/1/21)

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