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Ranjan Datta Canada Research Chair-II, Indigenous Studies

Department of Humanities, Mount Royal University

Research Area(s)

  • Indigenous Water Resiliency
  • Climate Change and Water Policy
  • Anti-Racist Theory and Practice in Water Research
  • Water Reconciliation
  • Community-Based Participatory Action Research
  • Community Disaster Research
  • Inuit Community-Led Water Security in Arctic
Dr. Ranjan Datta is a Canada Research Chair-II in Community Disater Research at Indigenous Studies in the Department of Humanities at Mount Royal University, Alberta Canada. Ranjan's current research interests include advocating for Indigenous water resiliency, climate change and water policy, Anti-racist theory and practice in water research, Community-based Participatory Action Research, decolonization, Indigenous reconciliation, and water security in Inuit communities in Canadian Arctic. He has a total of 38 peer-reviewed publications on Indigenous water and environmental sustainabilities issues, and his recent book, Indigenous Perspectives on Land-Water Management and Sustainability, published with Routledge and his edited book Reconciliation in Practice: A Cross-cultural Perspective published with Fernwood Publishing.