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Ranjan Datta, PhD. Canada Research Chair II in Community Disaster Research at Indigenous Studies, Department of Humanities, Mount Royal University, Calgary. Alberta, Canada. Ranjan’s research interests include advocating for Indigenous environmental sustainbilities, responsibilities for decolonial research, Indigenous water and energy justice, critical anti-racist climate change resilience, and cross-cultural community research. He has a total of 58 peer-reviewed publications, including 3 books, 5 edited books, 2 journal special issues, on decolonial research, traditional story sharing, Indigenist community-based participatory action research, Indigenous land-water and sustainabilities issues. Dr. Datta has developed a strong understanding of decolonial and Indigenist research frameworks in his 17 years conducting research with Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities in Canada, USA, and South Asia. His current research program is supported by his existing network of Indigenous, visible minority immigrants and refugees, Black communities, scholars, students, practitioners, and professionals in Canada and beyond.

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