EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Geography and Environmental Science and Policy
  • Anticipated Dec 2020
  • University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
  • Master of Science, Environmental Science
  • July 2013 - July 2015
  • Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
  • Graduated with distinction
  • Bachelor of Science, Honors in Biotechnology
  • July 2010 - July 2013
  • Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
  • Graduated with first-class honors  

AWARDS

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant Fellowship, University of South Florida, 2016-present
  • Tharp Research Fellowship, University of South Florida, 2019

CERTIFICATES AND DIPLOMAS

  • USF Certified Online Educator, Online Instructor Certification Course, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA, 2017
  • Diploma in French and Francophone Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India, 2013-14
  • Microwave (SAR) Remote Sensing for Natural Resources, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun, India, 2014
  • Certificate in French, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India, 2012-13
  • Recombinant DNA Technology, Sanjeevni Institute of Biosciences and Applied Research, Haryana, India, 2012

PUBLICATIONS

  • Pathak, A., van Beynen, P.E., Akiwumi, F.A., Lindeman, K.C. Impacts of climate change on the tourism sector of a Small Island Developing States (SIDS): a case study for the Bahamas. Environmental Development (2020)https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envdev.2020.100556
  • Pathak, A., van Beynen, P.E., Akiwumi, F.A., Lindeman, K.C. Climate change adaptation and sustainable development in coastal tourism. Business Strategy and Development. (under review)
  • Kumar, R., Pathak, A., Chauhan, M., & Negi, S. (2017). Measurement of Environmental Pollution: Types and Techniques. In Advances in Environmental Biotechnology (pp. 13-37). Springer, Singapore.

CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

  • American Association of Geographers, Annual Meeting, Presenter, 2020 (canceled due to COVID-19): Arsum Pathak, University of South FloridaClimate change adaptation and sustainable development in the coastal tourism: A case study for the Bahamas
  • Climate Leadership Conference, Volunteer, 2020: This 3-day conference was jointly organized by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry. I monitored breakout and plenary sessions to ensure optimum room conditions and mic runs. I also provided support for guests to check-in and register at the front desks.
  • Culture, Environment, and Sustainability of African Diaspora Communities Conference, Institute on Black Life, College of Arts and Sciences, University of South Florida, Volunteer, 2019: In this conference, I worked to help guests with registration, posters set up and helping them navigate to different conference venues.
  • Science, Strategies, and Solutions: Addressing Climate Change in Tampa Bay, Attendee, 2019

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Society of Adaptation Professionals
  • American Planning Association
  • American Association of Geographers