Sandeep Agrawal

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Faculty: Science - Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Inaugural Director of the Undergraduate Planning Program

Dr. Sandeep Agrawal is an urban and rural planner and director of the Planning program in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Prior to this appointment, he was Graduate Program Director and Associate Director in the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Ryerson University, Toronto, where he taught for 14 years. Dr. Agrawal has published many refereed papers and professional reports, edited a journal and co-authored a forthcoming book “Planning in India”, to be published by Oxford University Press. His recent research works have focused on high density rural areas in India, funded by Indo-Shastri Foundation, where lack of water and rural to urban migration are the two key factors leading to high poverty and in some instances, modern-form of slavery, controlled through access to water.


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