Sarah Khan

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Assistant Professor


115 Prospect Street
Rosenkranz Hall, Room 213


  • Ph.D.: Columbia University, 2020
  • B.A.: Columbia University , 2011


Sarah Khan researches gender and comparative politics, with a regional specialization in South Asia. In her work, she studies gender gaps in political preferences, and the barriers to women’s political participation and representation. She also researches strategies to prevent and address violence against women in the developing world.

Courses Taught at Yale:

  • PLSC 527: From Concept to Measure: Empirical Inquiry in Social Science
  • PLSC 456: Elections in the Developing World
  • PLSC 377: Political Economy of Gender in South Asia 


  • Comparative Politics
  • Gender
  • South Asia


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Fields of Interest: 
Comparative Politics