Sudha Kannan, PhD

Sudha Kannan

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CSUS - Energy Economics and International Development
Department of Community Sustainability

Hometown: Okemos, MI

Advisor: Doug Bessette

Sudha is a doctoral student in the department of Community Sustainability. Her research interests are energy economics, international development and gendered impacts of energy access and security. She works with Dr. Doug Bessette on energy security issues in low-income households.

Sudha is an economist with a professional experience of 8 years in the fields of environmental economics and energy economics. She received her B.A in Economics from University of Madras, India, her M.Sc in Economics and Econometrics from University of Exeter, U.K and her M.S in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics from University of Rhode Island. Prior to joining CSUS, she worked in environmental consulting doing natural resource damage assessment and hedonic valuation methods. She also worked as an economic analyst for the State of Michigan, analyzing and producing forecasts of the energy demands for the state.