Nandita Bajaj

Adjunct Faculty, Institute for Humane Education/ Antioch University New England

Nandita Bajaj teaches three courses in IHE’s graduate programs with Antioch University: the core courses of Human Rights and Environmental Ethics and the elective Pronatalism & Overpopulation. She designed Pronatalism & Overpopulation to explore the impacts of the pervasive and oppressive pressures placed on people to have children and their resulting impacts on them, other humans, animals, and the planet. Nandita is the Executive Director of Population Balance, a U.S. nonprofit that offers education and solutions to address the impacts of human overpopulation and overconsumption from a humane education framework. She completed her M.Ed. in Humane Education at IHE in 2021. Previously, Nandita worked as a high school physics and math teacher and an administrator in both the public and independent school systems, as well as an engineer at Bombardier Aerospace. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Society for Humane Science, which provides education on ethics and alternatives to animals in research, testing, and teaching in Canada.