Nejem Raheem

Associate Professor
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Nejem Raheem brings over 15 years of experience as an environmental economist to Emerson. His expertise is in economic analysis of natural resource and environmental issues, focusing on ecosystem services and traditional or indigenous economies. In addition to Emerson, he has taught economics at Kinship Conservation Fellows and the University of New Mexico. He is currently working on a project with scientists from the USGS, the Nature Conservancy, and the Wildlife Conservation Society to examine the effects of long term drought on human communities. 

In addition to regular presentations at US conferences, he has presented his research at a conference on irrigation, landscape, and culture in Valencia, Spain. He has published in peer-reviewed journals such as WIRESWater, the International Journal of the Commons, Marine Policy, and the Social Science Journal.



B.A., Bennington College
M.A., University of New Mexico
Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Awards & Honors

Bob and Judy Huret Faculty Excellence Award