Raj Narayanareddy

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Assistant Professor
(416) 287-7185

Research Interests: 


  • Geographies of waste and labour
  • Urban political ecology
  • Global urbanism
  • Cities of the global South
  • South Asia

Teaching Interests: 


  • Urbanization and development
  • Critical urban theory
  • Geographic thought

Awards and Grants: 

  • 2003-10 Fellow, MacArthur Interdisciplinary Centre for the Study of Global Change (ICGC), University of Minnesota
  • 2006-07 Research Grant, Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences, University of Minnesota
  • 2005-06 Graduate Research Partnership Program Grant (with Dr.Gidwani), University of Minnesota


  • Gidwani, V & Reddy, R (Forthcoming) Afterlives of Waste: Notes from India for a Minor History of Capitalist Surplus Antipode
  • Reddy, R (2010) “Bhopal, India Chemical Disaster” in Warf, B edited Encyclopedia of Geography Sage publications
  • Reddy, R (2010) Book Review of Dissent and Cultural Resistance in Asian Cities eds Butcher, M and Velayutham, S in Social and Cultural Geography 11(3): 299-301


  • American Association of Geographers
  • Canadian Association of Geographers