An agricultural and natural resource economist by interest and training, Prof. Negi obtained his Ph.D from the University of California, Berkeley. He has teaching and research experience of 38 years. Before joining Shoolini University in 2015, he served at the Agro-economic Research Centre (HPU Shimla), HPKV (Palampur), and Dr YS Parmar University (Nauni, Solan). Dr. Negi had stints of training at ICIMOD, Kathmandu and Oxford, UK. Dr. Negi. His major research interests are the socio-economic aspects of the field of agriculture, agribusiness and natural resource management.