Local Knowledge, Global Change

Miguel Altieri and Richa Kumar

From the Spring 2023 Speaker Series: Reimagining the University. Other events in this series.

Miguel Altieri

Miguel Altieri is Professor of Agroecology at the University of California, Berkeley. His numerous books include Agroecology: The Science of Sustainable Agriculture and Agroecology: Science and Politics.

Richa Kumar

Richa Kumar is Associate Professor of Sociology and Policy Studies at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. She is the author of Rethinking Revolutions: Soyabean, Choupals and the Changing Countryside in Central India.


Daniel Duhart

Daniel Duhart is a postdoctoral fellow at the Universidad Academia de Humanismo Cristiano in Santiago, Chile. His research examines the discourse and practice of civilizational transition in Chile, and their resonances with alternative conceptions of intellectual life and civic society.

Kerilyn Schewel

Kerilyn Schewel is the Co-Director of the Duke Program on Climate-Related Migration and a Lecturing Fellow at the Duke Center for International Development. Her research examines the root causes of human migration and immobility, with a focus on themes of gender, youth, rural development, and climate change.

Spring 2023 Speaker Series

Reimagining the University

This series explores the historical foundations, contemporary patterns, and possible transformations of the modern research university. Co-sponsored by New York University’s Institute for Public Knowledge and Columbia University’s Committee on Global Thought.
Other events in this series