Sagal Alisalad is an Assistant Researcher at the Applied Economics Clinic. Prior to joining the clinic full time, she worked at AEC as an RA her junior and senior year of undergrad. She graduated from Tufts University in 2019 with a Bachelors of Arts in International Relations and Environmental Studies and a minor in Colonialism studies. As a Gill Fellow at Tufts, Sagal completed a capstone entitled “Mapping the Environmental Impact of Industrial Activities in Africa: Reviewing Patterns of Exploitation and Ecosystem Degradation”.
Sagal has over two years of experience conducting independent research through her coursework, her work as a Gill Fellow at the Tufts’ Center for the Study of Race Democracy, and her research assistantship at the Applied Economics Clinic. Sagal is proficient in data collection/organization, R, Stata, and GIS. Although her main research passion is environmental justice, Sagal’s other research interests include climate policy, political economy, and the impact of colonial legacies in Africa.