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Banting Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Ranjan Datta is a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow in the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at University of Regina, Canada. Ranjan’s research interests include advocating for Indigenous environmental sustainability, food Security in Arctic, Indigenous energy management, decolonization, Indigenous reconciliation, community-based research, and cross-cultural community empowerment. As an Indigenous scholar, he has developed a strong understanding of relational research frameworks from his 15 years working experience with various Indigenous and cross-cultural communities in Canada, USA, Norway, India, and Bangladesh. He has a total of 26 peer-reviewed publications on Indigenous land-water and sustainabilities issues, and his recent book, Indigenous Perspectives on Land-Water Management and Sustainability, published with Routledge. Currently he is also editing two books titled Responsibilities for land and reconciliation is under contact with University of Toronto Press and Reconciliation in Practice: A Cross-cultural Perspectives is in press with Fernwood Publishing.


  • –present
    Banting Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Saskatchewan


  • 2016 
    University of Saskatchewan, PhD