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Asoka Bandarage


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Asoka Bandarage is a member of the Steering Committee of Interfaith Moral Action on Climate. She has taught at Brandeis, Mount Holyoke, Georgetown, American, and other universities and colleges in the United States. Bandarage’s research interests include social philosophy and consciousness, environmental sustainability, human well-being and health, global political economy, ethnicity, gender, population, social movements, and South Asia. She has addressed the UN General Assembly and led many national and international forums on concerns such as the peace process in Sri Lankaand the transforming crises of 9/11 and the 2004 Asian tsunami. In addition, she has authored numerous articles and books, including Sustainability and Well-Being: The Middle Path to Environment, Society, and the Economy (2013), and writes a column for the Huffington Post. Bandarage holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Yale.