Public Scholarship


The #GlobalPOV Project


TEDxBerkeley: Unknowing Poverty

The 21st Century Indian City

Interviews, Essays, and Curations

2014, “The Land Question” Proceedings of the LSE Cities Urban Age conference,

2014, “Before Theory: In Memory of Janet Abu-Lughod” Invited essay, Jadaliyya

2014, September. Dialogues on the Urban Question. Interview conducted by Neil Brenner, Urban Theory Lab Podcasts, Harvard Graduate School of Design

2014, August. An Interview with Ananya Roy. Interview conducted by Mark Juergensmeyer,   Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

2013, November. Lessons from Somewhere. Interview conducted by Gautam Bhan for Cityscapes

2013, July. NexThought Monday: Doing Good Responsibly. Interview conducted by Oscar Abello, Next Billion: Development Through Enterprise

2012, June. City Life: Dichotomies in an Urbanizing India. Interview conducted by Sonia Luthra, the National Bureau of Asian Research.

2011, March. Balancing Act: Mission, Profit, and Impact in Microfinance. Plenary panel at the Microfinance USA conference.

2011, February. Poverty Capitalism. Interview conducted by Josh Leon for Foreign Policy in Focus, Institute of Policy Studies, and Next American City.

2010, October. Poverty Capital. Invited guest, Democracy Now!

2010, March. “Why Public Education Matters in America” The Daily Iowan, March 26

2009, September. March 4: Day of Action. Invited panelist, Democracy Now!

2009, November. Why Are We Destroying Public Education? Invited panelist, Democracy Now!