Ian Baird

Position title: Professor, Geography

Email: ibaird@wisc.edu

Agriculture STS, hydropower dam development, technology and agrarian change

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Ian Baird

My research in mainland Southeast Asia related to agrarian change, hydropower dam development, environmental certification and air pollution relate to STS.

Recent publication:

Baird, I.G. 2024. Going organic: Challenges for government-supported organic rice promotion and certification nationalism in Thailand. World Development 173: 106421. Baird, I.G. & Michael A.S. Thorne 2023. The downstream impacts of dams on the seasonally flooded forests of the Mekong River in northeastern Cambodia. South East Asia Research 31(4): 377-399. Baird, I.G. 2023. Indigenous communal land titling, the microfinance industry, and agrarian change in Ratanakiri Province, northeastern Cambodia. The Journal of Peasant Studies (published online).