Sai Balakrishnan

Sai Balakrishnan is an assistant professor of global urban inequalities at the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to Berkeley, she taught at Harvard and Rutgers, and was a postdoctoral fellow at Columbia Law School’s Center on Global Legal Transformation. Her recent book Shareholder Cities: Land Transformations along Urban Corridors in India (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019) looks at the conflicts and struggles over the commodification/decommodification of land in India’s urbanizing countryside, and was reviewed in Metropolitics.


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