Samarth Gupta Named Rhodes Scholar
Samarth Gupta, Acton, is a Harvard senior concentrating in Economics. A Truman Scholar, his senior thesis explores how increased access to health care contributes to community housing stability. He immigrated to the United States from India with his family when he was three. He has done extensive research on the causes and consequences of eviction on individual and community health, interned with the City of Boston Office of Housing Stability and with the White House Council of Economic Advisors. Samarth is captain of the Harvard College Running Club, was one of two students on the Harvard General Education Standing Committee, and was a staff writer for the Harvard Political Review. He intends to do the M.Sc. in Comparative Social Policy at Oxford.
Jaspreet “Jesse” Singh, Oak Ridge, is a senior at the United States Air Force Academy where he is pursuing a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering. Jesse’s research addresses questions of policy, ethics, and the management of military assets and nuclear weapons. In his career, Jesse intends to bridge the divide that exists between technology and policy. He interned at the Los Alamos National Laboratory and conducts ongoing research at the Center for Aircraft Structural Life Extension. Jesse has completed several ultramarathons. At Oxford, Jesse will read for an M.Sc. in Engineering Science.
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