Brototi Roy completed her postgraduate studies from TERI University, New Delhi, India and bachelors from University of Calcutta, India in Economics. She is currently a PhD candidate at Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain researching on ecological distribution conflicts and environmental justice movements in the Indian subcontinent, using the framework of political ecology and ecological economics. In 2015, she started the Degrowth India Initiative during her time in Delhi as a platform to discuss the unsustainable consumerist patterns and engage with the debate on socio-ecological equity and justice. She is also an executive committee member of the Indian Society for Ecological Economics.
Selected media articles:
- Roy, B. (2017). The true cost of shrimp. New Internationalist Blog. Retrieved from https://newint.org/blog/2017/01/30/shrimp-ecologically-unequal-exchange/
- Roy, B. (2016). The Real Utopia. Digital Development Debates (19). Retrieved from http://www.digital-development-debates.org/issue-19-hope–introduction–the-real-utopia.html