Raja, Aishwarya

Doctoral Researcher

Profile
  • Aishwarya Raja
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-FLORES
    OFFICE:
    UNU-FLORES, Ammonstrasse 74, Dresden, 01067, Germany
    E-MAIL:
    araja@unu.edu
    PHONE:
    +49 351 7999 3804
    NATIONALITY:
    Indian

    Research Interests

    • Global governance
    • International environmental law and policy
    • Security and Conflict Issues
    • Water

    Education

    • Master of Environmental Studies, Environmental Policy & Energy Management and Policy, University of Pennsylvania, USA (2018)
    • Bachelor, Environmental Policy, Colorado College, USA (2015)

    Appointments

    • Conservation Associate, Willistown Conservation Trust
    • Research Assistant, Wharton Entrepreneurial Research Center
    • Environmental Intern, Colorado Springs School District 11

    Biographical Statement

    Aishwarya Raja is a Doctoral Researcher in the Joint PhD Programme in Integrated Management of Water, Soil, and Waste between Technische Universit√§t Dresden and UNU-FLORES. She is working on the topic “Transition to a Circular Economy for Food through Water and Biodiversity under Climate Change Scenarios”, where her research focuses on assessing future food production under climate change scenarios while considering biodiversity and water management as key drivers of action. Through her research, she will contribute to the Resource Nexus in Circular Economy and Biodiversity.

    Before joining UNU-FLORES, Aishwarya worked as a Conservation Associate in Pennsylvania; she also has experience in developing environmental management plans. Her primary research interest pertains to international water policy.