Sparsha Saha


Sparsha Saha is a Lecturer at the Department of Government focusing on American Politics with interests in Food, Environmental Policy, Gender, Political Psychology, Race and Ethnicity, and Voter Behavior. She specializes in political behavior, quantitative methods, and experiments.

She is the only (empirical) political scientist who studies meat politics. Her peer-reviewed research has been published in Political Behavior, Journal of Social and Political Psychology, and Frontiers in Psychology. Her work has also been covered by Vox, New Statesman, New York Times, Fortune, and others. She was honored as Harvard’s South Asian Woman of the Year in 2022.