I am currently working as an Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati (IITT). I completed my post-doctoral research stint at the Environmental Governance Unit of Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development at Utrecht University (UU) in the Netherlands. I have a PhD in Public Policy from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and the Department of Political Science. in Indiana University Bloomington (IUB). At IUB, I was affiliated as a researcher with the The Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis. I have completed my Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) from the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB). I also hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law (PGDEL) from the National Law School of India University (NLSIU). My under-graduate education is in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the RV College of Engineering in Bangalore which is affiliated to the Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum in India.