Saraniya Tharmarajah

Saraniya graduated from Johns Hopkins University, where she majored in Public Health studies and Sociology, and minored in Theatre Arts and Studies in 2017. While at Hopkins, she was awarded a fellowship to conduct independent research on the effects of forced migration on second-generation assimilation. She was also a research assistant at the Center for Global Health, interning at the National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis of India. Following graduation, she received a Fulbright grant as an English Teaching Assistant in India. 

Saraniya enjoys theatre, particularly performing and writing plays. She is passionate about communicating research evidence through theatre and using it as a mechanism to catalyze social change. Saraniya is delighted to spend a year at Oxford to better understand the role of social policy in migration and health, particularly among second generation migrants in the US. 

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