Priyanka Sethy

Priyanka Sethy is pursuing a PhD in government and political science at Harvard University. She is a former research intern at the Council on Foreign Relations, and previously worked as a research assistant at the Saltzman Institute for War at Columbia University and at Harvard Kennedy School's Evidence for Policy Design. Prior to that, she was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, focusing on public health. Priyanka has a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Chicago and a master's degree in public administration from Columbia University.


The Public Health Consequences When Railroads Don't Pay Sick Leave

How workers, families, and employers suffer when sick leave policies are thin


Vaccine Spheres of Influence Tracker

Tracking COVID-19 vaccine administration and access around the world


Health Starts at Home: The Crisis of Rising Evictions During a Pandemic

Rising evictions will drive COVID-19 infection rates, unless the United States makes housing security a priority


The Long Road to Universal Health Coverage

President-Elect Joe Biden's team can learn from other democracies on how to move the needle on universal health coverage


There Is No Place Like Home for the Holidays

U.S. air travel reaches record levels during the pandemic as COVID-19 cases surge across the country


Spare the Vote, Spoil the Virus?

Health security measures taken for elections by country


The Myth of South Asian Exceptionalism

South Asia's young population conceals the effects that COVID-19 has on its older and more vulnerable people