Sparsha Saha

Sparsha Saha

Lecturer on Government
Preceptor in Expository Writing

Sparsha Saha is a Lecturer at the Department of Government, where she also received her PhD, as well as a Preceptor in the Harvard College Writing Program. She is the only experimental political scientist who studies meat politics. Her research is broadly situated in the field of political behavior. She uses experiments to understand how voters respond to political attention on meat, animal rights, and related issue areas. Her work has been featured in Political BehaviorJournal of Social and Political PsychologyThe Environmental Forum, and Frontiers in Psychology (accepted, the most well cited journal in its field). She has been covered by New York TimesFortuneFast CompanyYahoo FinanceHarvard Gazette, among others. She was honored as Harvard’s South Asian Woman of the Year in 2022. You can read more about her by visiting her website:

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