Maya Sen is a political scientist and an Assistant Professor at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. Her research interests include statistical methods, law, and race and ethnic politics, and political economy. At Harvard, Maya is an affiliate of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science and the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. Her work has appeared in the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Legal Studies, and the Journal of Law & Courts. Maya's work has been also profiled by the New York Times, NPR, and the Washington Post, among others.
Maya hods a Ph.D. from the Harvard Department of Government, an A.M. in Statistics from the Harvard Department of Statistics, a J.D. from Stanford Law School, and an A.B. degree in economics from Harvard College.