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Faculty for the program comprises researchers and practitioners in different fields of wildlife biology and conservation and, allied disciplines.

The program meets its teaching requirements with a combination of faculty from NCBS, CWS and other institutions both within and outside India. In addition, several academics, forest managers, conservation practitioners, policy makers and members of the judiciary also give guest talks to the students throughout the year. The students are thus able to interact with a variety of academics and conservation practitioners from both within and outside the country, and are exposed to the wide range of issues that affect the practice of this discipline.

Please follow the links provided to learn more about our faculty, their institutional affiliations, research interests and areas of expertise.


Aaron Lobo

Abi Tamim Vanak

Ajith Kumar

Anindya "Rana" Sinha

K Chandrashekara

Deepa Agashe

Devcharan Jathanna

Divya Karnad

Divya Vasudev

Geoffery Hyde

Hari Sridhar

Jagdish Krishnaswamy

Jayashree Ratnam

K. Ullas Karanth

Kalyan Varma

Kartik Shanker

Krithi K.Karanth

Krushnamegh Kunte

Mahesh Rangarajan

Mahesh Sankaran 

Meera Anna Oommen

Meghna Krishnadas

Naveen Namboothri

Prerna Singh Bindra

Rajah Jayapal

Ravi Chellam

Ravindersingh Bhalla

Rohan Arthur

Sandeep Pulla

Sanjay P.Sane

Shannon B.Olsson

Shekar Dattatri


Shreekant Deodhar 

SP Vijaykumar


Suhel Quader

Sumanta Bagchi

Teresa Alcoverro Pedrola

Uma Ramakrishnan

Varun Goswami

Vidya Athreya

Vinod Kumar Uniyal