Farhad Mukhtarov

Adjunct Senior Research Fellow

Ph.D (magna cum laude) Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, 2010
UK Foreign Commonwealth Office Chevening Scholar, Oxford University Centre for the Environment, Oxford University, UK, 2007-2008
M.Sc. (honours) Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, Manchester University, UK 2004 B.A. (honours) Department of International Economic Relations, Azerbaijan State Economic University, Azerbaijan, 2005

Farhad Mukhtarov
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Dr Farhad Mukhtarov is currently a Researcher at Environmental Governance Group, Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development at Utrecht University, The Netherlands; an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Water Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore; and a Research Fellow at the Earth System Governance Alliance. Farhad received his Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences and Policy (magna cum laude) from Central European University (Budapest) in 2009. In 2007-2008, Dr Mukhtarov served as a CEU/FCO Chevening Scholar at the Oxford University Centre for the Environment.

He is a public policy scholar specialised in studying water resources and the environment. He has over 10 years of research experience in Western academia, and has worked in four different education systems (Azerbaijan, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, and United States). His work has appeared in numerous international peer-reviewed journals including Environmental Science & Policy, Policy Sciences, Global Governance, Globalizations, and Policy & Politics and edited volumes with major university presses, such as the Oxford University Press. 

You are welcome to visit Farhad’s personal blog.



Farhad Mukhtarov - CV

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