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Sarah Stefanos

Sarah is a joint PhD Candidate in the Sociology Department and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Much of her research to date has focused on Ethiopia and Uganda and attends to questions of globalization, race and ethnicity, indigenous peoples, inequality, migration, work and entrepreneurship, politics and political economy, environment and natural resources, and development.

Her interdisciplinary scholarship has been supported by the NSF-IGERT program, the Fulbright-Hays Program, the US Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security Program, the Advanced Opportunity Fellowship, and the Wisconsin Energy Institute, among others.

She is also the co-founder of W2E Ltd, a waste-to-energy research company in Uganda that specializes in biogas systems and technological/business innovations at the intersection of energy and agriculture.