Isha Smiti Thakur is a doctoral candidate at the School of History and Geography, Dublin City University. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Geography with honours from Miranda House, University of Delhi (India); and a Master’s degree in Geography from King’s College London.

Her research at DCU aims at looking at the accords, discords and ambitions in the Brahmaputra river basin situated in the Eastern Himalayas, to unravel the implications for sustainable development in the region. Her thesis is being co-supervised by Dr. Jimmy O’Keeffe and Dr. Susan Hegarty from the School of History and Geography.