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Ananya Mukherjee

Research Associate in Sociology, University of Surrey

Ananya Mukherjee is a Research Associate with the University of Surrey as well as Cardiff University. She currently works on a resilience and climate change adaptation project of socio-ecological systems (food and water systems) in the global South with the University of Cardiff.

Her research interests lie in examining how natural capital can be created and conserved using an inter-disciplinary approach to understand complex biodiversity, climate change and other environmental systems; often working with communities using various participatory approaches, including adaptive ethnographic techniques, to engage with various stakeholders to understand the individual and group psychology of communities and the complex social systems they are embedded in.

She is also the Trustee of The Wildlife Trust (Beds, Cambs, Northamp) and spends her free time advising on community and stakeholder engagement for biodiversity conservation and other related issues such as community gardening and organic vegetable growing work.


  • –present
    Research Associate, University of Surrey


    University of Reading, Ph.D./Sociology