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Emily Amburgey

Ph.D Student, Student Assistant

Faculty of Arts


Emily’s work focuses on transnational labour migration, climate change, and state restructuring processes in the Himalayas of Nepal. Her current doctoral research explores migration from Mustang, Nepal to Northeast India and New York City. She also looks at how environmental change and infrastructural projects in these high altitude mountain communities connect to patterns of mobility and transform local livelihood strategies.

Emily engages with documentary filmmaking and photography to highlight environmental and social change.