Amrita started as a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Development Studies, SOAS, University of London on the EU funded project in understanding migration governance, and agricultural and rural change across Europe, Asia and Africa.
She is a visiting research fellow at the Institute for Global Prosperity, the Bartlett, University College London. Her research focuses on the interconnections between healthy built environment, resources nexus and urban governance through comparison across cities in Brazil, South Africa and India. Her PhD at the SOAS tested the practical adequacy of an analytical framework for inclusive governance through comparative analyses of natural resources governance processes in Brazil and South Africa.
Amrita has held a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Sheffield on the politics of water. She was a Senior Teaching Fellow at the Department of Development Studies, SOAS, where she taught a course on natural resources and development. She has also been a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the theory, policy and practice of development and the political ecology of development.