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Madhuri Karak
Science Communications Fellow

Madhuri (she/her) is a researcher, writer, and strategist living between Ankara, Turkey and Kolkata, India. She has supported indigenous land defenders, small-scale fishers and farmers, environmental policy practitioners, behavioral scientists, and digital rights activists to secure and manage the commons for collective wellbeing. She is especially interested in propulsive multiple-format storytelling that will move the needle on complex social justice challenges.

Madhuri was a Mellon - American Council of Learned Societies Fellow (2019-2021) and has a Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from The Graduate Center, City University of New York. She occasionally tweets @madhurikarak. You can find her at madhuri@openenvironmentaldata.org.

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