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Hilary Faxon

Ph.D. Student

Hilary's current research focuses on gender, land, and environmental justice movements in Myanmar/Burma within her broader study of political economy of development, feminist political ecology, agrarian change and state formation in South and Southeast Asia. Before coming to Cornell, she worked with local NGOs and activist networks in both Myanmar and Bhutan, and her master's project at Yale examined conservation advocacy and nascent democracy in Bhutan.