James Rasaiah

James Rasaiah

Program Coordinator, Democratic Governance
James Rasaiah

James works to support the democratic governance programs at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. His duties include communications, outreach, and fellow management.

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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