About Dr Ellen Chipango
Ellen Chipango completed her doctoral degree in 2018 at the University of Johannesburg and her thesis focused on the rural electrification-ecological sustainability nexus in Zimbabwe. She was awarded an African Pathways NIHSS–CODESRIA doctoral scholarship for her research towards a PhD in Development Studies. Currently, she is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Sociology Department at the University of Johannesburg. Her current research interests include the nature-society nexus; and energy and environmental justice.
- PhD in Development Studies, University of Johannesburg
- MSc in Development Studies, Women’s University in Africa
- B.A (Honours), University of Zimbabwe
- Energy and environmental justice
- Political ecology
- Social justice and rural development
- Policy processes within development bureaucracies
Chipango, E.F. (2019). Towards a Conceptualisation of Power in Fuelwood Access in Zimbabwe, Conservation and Society, 17(2): 184-194.
Chipango, E.F. (2018). Reinterpreting Energy Poverty in Zimbabwe: A Scalar Perspective, Journal of Political Ecology, 25(1):205-220.
Chipango, E.F. (2018). Coping with Energy Poverty in Rural Zimbabwe: Spaces Matter, Review of Social Sciences, 3(1):1-15.