BIPASHA BARUAH

BIPASHA BARUAH

PhD, Full Professor and Canada Research Chair, University of Western Ontario, Canada, gender equality, social justice, climate change, renewable energy, employment and labour

Bipasha Baruah is the Canada Research Chair in Global Women’s Issues and a tenured full professor in the Department of Women’s Studies and Feminist Research at Western University. Dr. Baruah conducts interdisciplinary research on gender, development and globalization; women and work; and social, political and economic inequality. Dr. Baruah frequently serves as an expert reviewer, consultant and advisor to international development and environmental protection organizations. Dr. Baruah was named to the Royal Society of Canada’s (RSC) College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists in 2015. Dr. Baruah’s current research focuses on climate change and social justice. It is aimed broadly at understanding how to ensure that a global low-carbon economy will be more gender equitable and socially just than its fossil-fuel based predecessor.