Department of Anthropology
Valerie Dkhar is a cultural anthropologist specializing in ecological anthropology with a Ph.D. from North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India. With over 14 years of teaching and research experience, she has a number of publications to her credentials and is a member of various professional bodies. She has participated and presented papers in many conferences and seminars. Her research interest lies in understanding the dynamics between culture, ecology, and economics within the socio-ecological systems (SES) framework, natural resource management, sacred natural sites and traditional ecological knowledge.