Subhrendu Pattanayak

Visiting Scholar




Sanford School of Public Policy


Duke University

Geographic Location

United States
Subhrendu Pattanayak

Professor Pattanayak has published extensively in the areas of ecosystem services, forests conservation, environmental health, and household energy with over 100 peer-reviewed publications and has been an advisor on 79 student projects. He has been the Principal Investigator or co-Investigator on a number of research grants, including grants from the U.S. Agency for International Development and the Swedish International Cooperation Agency, as well as a number of grants from various Duke University Initiatives.

In addition to his position at Duke University, he has held visiting positions at a number of major international institutions, including the Center for International Forestry and UC Berkeley. Most recently he was selected to be a resident in the Rockefeller Foundations Bellagio program. He is an editor for a number of influential publications (e.g. Conservation Letters, Environment and Development Economics and Forest Science).

Primary Recipient Awards

Subhrendu Pattanayak – International Visiting Research Scholars – 2017