Associate Professor of Environment & Development
International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) - The Hague
Erasmus University Rotterdam
My research and teaching interests focus on the political economy of environment and development. I am especially interested in studying the tensions between policies to achieve socioeconomic development and strategies to reduce capitalism’s ecological impacts. More specifically, I am currently focused on three interrelated questions:
Arsel, Murat, Barbara Hogenboom, and Lorenzo Pellegrini. "The extractive imperative in Latin America." The Extractive Industries and Society 3, no. 4 (2016): 880-887.
Arsel, M., Fikret Adaman and Bengi AKbulut. "A few environmentalists? Interrogating the 'political' in the Gezi Park' in Adaman, F., M. Arsel, and B. Akbulut (eds.) in Neoliberal Turkey and its Discontents: Economic Policy and the Environment under Erdoğan, (2017) I.B. Tauris