PhD Student, University of Michigan
Rajah Saparapa is a Ph.D. student at the University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability. She holds a MEM in Environmental Economics and Policy from Duke University and a BA in Economics from McDaniel College. Before joining the University of Michigan, Rajah worked as a Policy Associate for the Energy Access Project at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions. In this role, Rajah worked on building knowledge and networks to inform key decision making related to energy poverty in developing countries. She is interested in the role of energy access in reducing poverty and spurring sustainable rural development. Her research interests include policy, development, and energy poverty in Africa.