Hari Sridhar is an independent researcher based in Bangalore and an honorary fellow of the Archives at NCBS (National Centre for Biological Sciences). Hari is involved in two longform interview-based projects examining the contemporary history of conservation in India, especially in relation to the intersection of ecological knowledge and conservation practice. Over the last seven years, Hari has also lead another interview-project with authors of classic papers in ecology, evolution and behaviour, which he posts on the blog https://reflectionsonpaperspast.wordpress.com/
Hari’s other major research interest lies in understanding the causes and consequences of heterospecific sociality, a topic he has researched during his PhD and post-doctoral research at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. In addition to doing research, Hari guest-teaches ecology and ornithology at various research institutes and colleges in India, and has been an editor of the Current Conservation magazine.