Dr Prathivadi Anand (2018)
Appointed by the Senate
Committees: Senate (member); Ethics (member).
Prathivadi Anand is a Reader in Environmental Economics and Public Policy in the Bradford Centre for International Development (BCID) in the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Dr Anand has been at the University of Bradford since 1998 having held various posts including as the Head of the BCID between October 2010 and January 2015. He has been a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Fellow of the Human Development and Capability Association and a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society.
His research focuses on sustainability in developing societies with a particular interest in understanding the causes and consequences of water scarcity (the central focus of his 2010 book and several journal papers). During 2009 to 2011, he was the team leader and Principal Author of the Mongolia National Human Development Report which examines the human development challenges of Mongolia at a time when there has been a mining driven economic boom. He continues to work on the challenges of sustainable development in the extractive economies most recently as one of the key contributors to UNDP Dialogue on Extractives in Brasilia.
Dr Anand has been the team leader for Bradford's link with the Aga Khan Foundation and the tailor-made postgraduate programme we are presently delivering in Tajikistan. His current research projects include a British Academy supported three year programme jointly with IIT Madras (with whom we have an MoU) and an edited book on 'BRICS and Emerging Economies' to be published by the Oxford University Press. This is his second term on the University's senate.