Ph.D. Candidate • Public Policy and Comparative Politics

Major Field: Public Policy

Minor Field: Comparative Politics

Research interests: Climate change adaptation and resilience; subnational and non-state climate action; international climate negotiations; local environmental governance


  •          Jacobs, C., Singh, T., Gorti, G., Iftikhar, U., Saeed, S., Syed, A., Abbas, F., et al. (2019). Patterns of outdoor exposure to heat in three South- Asian cities. Science of the Total Environment, 674(April). Elsevier B.V. Retrieved from
  •          Khandekar, N., Gorti, G., Bhadwal, S., & Rijhwani, V. (2019). Perceptions of climate shocks and gender vulnerabilities in the Upper Ganga Basin. Environmental Development. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved from
  •          Bhadwal, S., Sharma, G., Gorti, G., Sen, S. M. (2019). Livelihoods, gender and climate change in the Eastern Himalayas. Environmental Development. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved from
  •          Dilshad, T., Mallick, D., Udas, P. B., Goodrich, C. G., Prakash, A., Gorti, G., Bhadwal, S., et al. (2018). Growing social vulnerability in the river basins: Evidence from the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) Region. Environmental Development. Retrieved from