Dr. Sarah Khan

Associate Fellow

Ph.D. Political Science: Columbia University

Sarah Khan is Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science at Yale University. She has completed her Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University, and was previously a doctoral candidate fellow at the Center for Global Development in Washington, D.C. Her research interests lie in the intersection of gender and comparative politics, with a regional specialization in South Asia. In her work, she explores gender gaps in political preferences, and the barriers to women’s participation and substantive representation in Pakistan. In another strand of research, she explores questions related to the prevention of violence against women in India, and elsewhere. Her research has been supported by grants from the American Institute of Pakistan Studies, the JPAL Governance Initiative, and the National Science Foundation.