Alexandra High

Alexandra High

Adjunct Lecturer
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2020-Ongoing M.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice (Economics)

2019 MSc., SOAS, University of London (Development Studies).Dissertation entitled: Beyond Growth: Reconceptualizing and Decolonizing Development”, research conducted under the supervision of Dr. Thomas Marois 

2016 B.A., LIU Global (Global Studies). Thesis entitled: "The Weapon with No Expiration Date: A Study of Landmines and Their Continuous Impact on Civil Society”, research conducted in Cambodia under the supervision of Dr. Soenke Biermann. 


Sasha High is an Adjunct Lecturer in the Economics Department. Her main area of expertise is colonization, global studies, and decolonial development discourse. She has carried out extensive research on landmine disarmament in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Other research has led her to India, Chile, and China. She is particularly interested in exploring the historical and sociological underpinnings of exploitation inherent in capitalism. 

JJC Affiliations

M.A. Economics

Course Taught

Current courses

History of Economic Thought


Area of Expertise

Faculty Expertise: topics/keywords

  • International Development
  • History of Economic Thought
  • Global Studies
  • Economic History
  • Global Disarmament