Johannes Urpelainen (PhD, University of Michigan, 2009) is Associate Professor of Political Science at Columbia University. His research focuses on international cooperation, environmental politics, and energy policy. He is interested in developing and testing innovative, politically feasible solutions to the problem of sustainable development. Much of this current research focuses on India. His first book, Cutting the Gordian Knot of Economic Reform, was published by Oxford University Press. In his spare time, Professor Urpelainen loves to read biographies, improve his Hindi, and meditate.


Institution / Affiliation : Columbia University

Geographical Region: Asia