Neha Sami

Research lead

Neha Sami studies urban and regional development and governance in post-liberalization India.  Her research focuses on the governance arrangements of mega-projects, regional planning, and on environmental governance questions in Indian cities, particularly around issues of climate change adaptation. Her writing on some of these issues has been published in the Economic and Political Weekly, the International Journal for Urban and Regional Research (IJURR), and Land Use Policy, as well as through contributions to several edited volumes. 

Neha is a faculty member at the Indian Institute for Human Settlements where she teaches on questions of governance and sustainability. She holds a Ph.D. in Urban Planning from the University of Michigan, a master’s degree in Environmental Management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Mumbai. 

Neha describes her PEAK Urban research