James Rasaiah

James Rasaiah

Program Assistant, Transparency for Development and China Programs
James Rasaiah
James works to support the Transparency for Development and China programs at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. His duties include research assistance, communications and outreach, program coordination, and financial processing.


Prior to joining Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, James worked with a small nonprofit to deliver water, education, and food security projects to a marginalized hill tribe community in rural Thailand. He holds a master's degree in post-war recovery studies from the University of York, a bachelor's degree in international relations from the University of Birmingham, and has previously conducted field research in Thailand, Kosovo, and Iraq.

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