Ashima Sood is an Associate Professor at Anant National University. She has been a Visiting Professor at the Institute of Political Economy at Carleton University and an Urban Studies Foundation International Fellow and Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Oxford Department of International Development.
Her current teaching and research interests lie at the intersections of urban studies, development studies and public policy, speaking to the themes of sustainable cities and communities. She also contributed the section on Indian Urbanization to the Oxford Bibliographies on Urban Studies. A co-edited volume entitled India’s Greenfield Urban Future: The Politics of Land, Planning and Infrastructure has been published with Orient BlackSwan. Dr Sood earned her MA in Economics at the Delhi School of Economics and PhD Economics at the Cornell University Department of Economics.