Devendraraj Madhanagopal has been associated with Xavier University Bhubaneswar (Odisha, India) as a lecturer of sustainability since August 2019. Before this, he completed his Ph.D. (Sociology) at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology in 2019, and worked as a research associate in the same department for six months. He also holds a Masters and M.Phil in Social Work. His research interests lie in the social dimensions of climate change, community development and environmental social work, and environmental justice. He has published two research papers based on his Ph.D. dissertation in the following journals: i. Environment, Development, and Sustainability. ii. Metropolitics. Some of his works are currently under review/preparation.