Ravi S. Singh (PhD) is Professor at the Department of Geography, Banaras Hindu University (Varanasi, UP), India. Prof. Singh has several international as well as national academic publications in reputed journals and research series, many of them cross-disciplinary, to his credit. His major publications include Paths of Development in Arunachal Pradesh (2005, NBC), Indian Geography: Perspectives, Concerns and Issues (ed. 2009, Rawat Publications), Indian Geography in the 21st Century: The Young Geographers Agenda (ed. 2009, CSP), Environmental Concerns: Third World Perspectives (ed. 2014, YS Books International), Quotidian Urban Challenges: Development, Environment and Health (ed. 2014, YS Books International), and Resource Use Development and Environment: Interfaces and Implications (ed. 2015, YS Books International). Associated with several prestigious academic and scientific bodies, he is currently Vice-President: The Indian Society of Spatial Science (Presidency University, Kolkata) and Secretary: The Institute of Indian Geographers (Pune) besides being on the advisory board of many academic journals. The main areas of his academic interest are geographical thought, geography education, social and cultural geography, and development geography.