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Dr Majed  Akhter

Dr Majed Akhter

  • Academics

Lecturer in Environment and Society

Research subject areas

  • Environment
  • Geography and the environment
  • Policy and society
  • Politics


Dr Majed Akhter was born and raised in Saudi Arabia, and has lived and worked in Pakistan (Lahore and Karachi) and the United States (Atlanta, Tucson, and Bloomington). Before becoming a geographer, he was a resource economist and an industrial engineer.


  • Technopolitics
  • Physical infrastructures
  • Water resources
  • State theory
  • Marxism
  • Pakistan


For a full list of publications, please see Majed's research profile.


PhD supervision

  • Historical geography and politics of Pakistan
  • Politics of large physical infrastructures
  • Critical approaches to environment and development (especially water)
  • Geopolitics of state formation

Further details

Please see Majed's Research Staff Profile for further details.