John Kurien

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Natural Resources Management
  • Issues in Common Property Resource Management
  • Collective Action and Rural Organisations;


John Kurien is a visiting faculty with the School of Development.

Activist and researcher. Organised small-scale fishing community cooperatives in India and worked with fishers in other countries. Founder of the International Collective in Support of Fishworkers. Former Professor, Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum. Former UN/FAO Senior Fisheries Management Advisor in Cambodia and Indonesia. Currently, Honorary Fellow, WorldFish Centre, Penang, Malaysia


On-going Projects

Developing Case Studies for teaching