Albuquerque, NM, United States
Maya Durvasula, from Albuquerque, New Mexico, is pursuing a JD-PhD in economics at Stanford Law School and School of Humanities and Sciences. She graduated from Duke University with a bachelor’s degree in economics. Maya aspires to focus on technology diffusion and distribution in low-income contexts. She studied innovation in healthcare markets at MIT and Stanford. Her research has included projects on HIV testing campaigns in China, household behavior following economic shocks in Indonesia, and historical housing policy in the American South. She has also worked with USAID in India on projects assessing the consequences of banknote demonetization and national tax reform. At Duke, she served as president of the Partnership for Service, editor of the Duke Political Review, and was named a Truman Scholar.