Arundhati Ponnapa

Arundhati Ponnapa

Research Interest

Biography

Arundhati Ponnapa is an MA student in the political science department at Columbia, focusing on comparative politics. She is interested in the intersections of nationalism, identity, and electoral representation, particularly in relation to language and gender politics in South and Southeast Asia.

Ms. Ponnapa graduated from Brown University with a BA in International Relations (honors). She has also worked as a research assistant to Professor Prerna Singh on several book projects exploring the influence of identity on development