Kasia Paprocki joined the Department of Geography and Environment in 2017. Her work addresses issues within and between the study of the political economy of development, political ecology, social movements, and agrarian change. Her research is regionally focused in South Asia, particularly Bangladesh.
Her current book project, based on over two years of ethnographic and archival research in South Asia and Europe, examines the political ecology of climate change adaptation in coastal Bangladesh.
Kasia holds a PhD in Development Sociology from Cornell University. She has received fellowships and awards from the National Science Foundation, the Fulbright Program, and the Social Science Research Council.