Ph.D. Geography, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2016
M.A. Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India, 2008
B.A. Political Science and Economics, St. Stephens College, Delhi University, India, 2006
The Himalayan region, indigenous youth, hazards and precarity, climate justice, postcolonial environmental politics, race and ethnicity in South Asia
Gergan, M.D. 2017 “Living with Earthquakes and Angry Deities at the Himalayan Borderlands” Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 107, 490-498.
Smith S.H. and Gergan M. D. 2016 “Life, Love, and Activism on the Forgotten Margins of the Nation-State. In Matt Benwell and Peter Hopkins (Eds). Children, Young people and Critical Geopolitics. London: Ashgate. 91-106.
Gergan, M. D. 2015 “Animating the Sacred, Sentient, and Spiritual in Post-Humanist and Material Geographies”. Geography Compass, 9(5), 262-275.
Smith S. H. and Gergan M.D. 2015 “The Diaspora Within: Himalayan youth, Education-driven Migration, and Future aspirations in India”. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 33(1).
Gergan, M.D. 2014 “Precarity and Possibility: On Being Young and Indigenous in Sikkim, India”. Himalaya, the Journal of the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies Vol. 34: No. 2, Article 10.