Personal Statement

Kamya is pursuing her Ph.D. in Political Science at UC Berkeley. Her research interests include gender and politics in South Asia, the political economy of development, and influence operations as well as their impact on women politicians. She is especially interested in exploring women’s political representation and participation in India through empirical and qualitative methods. Kamya holds a B.A. in Politics from Princeton University and has worked as a researcher for the Partnership on Countering Influence Operations at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Primary Subfield
Comparative Politics
Secondary Subfield
Methodology & Formal Theory