Juhi standing in a blazer
Ph.D. Student

Major Field/Concentration

Environmental Policy Core

Research Interests

  • Environmental policy, governance, and communication
  • Food systems governance(agricultural biotechnology)
  • Disaster and hazards
  • Climate change

Faculty Advisor

Deserai Crow


B.A., English, University of Pune
M.A., English, University of Pune
M.A., Literature and Environment, University of Nevada


Juhi is a doctoral candidate in the Environmental Studies Program (policy core). She studies environmental policy and governance in the United States and India focusing on policy change in areas of food systems governance (agricultural biotechnology), disaster and hazards (wildfire), and climate change; and factors influencing policy change such as communication, advocacy, and stakeholders. Her dissertation research examines agricultural biotechnology policy in India.

She holds a B.A. and M.A. in English Literature from University of Pune, India and an M.A. in English (Literature and Environment emphasis) from University of Nevada, Reno. She has also completed a Post-graduate diploma in Sustainable Management of Natural Resources and Conservation from the Ecological Society, Pune, India. She has previously worked with the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Kathmandu, Nepal; Academy for the Environment, University of Nevada, Reno, USA; and the Tahoe Science Consortium, Incline Village, Nevada, USA.