Aalyia Sadruddin, Postdoctoral Research Associate in International and Public Affairs, Watson Institute, Brown University
Bio: Trained in medical and political anthropology, Aalyia Sadruddin’s research focuses on issues of demographic transitions and socio-political recovery in the wake of violence in contemporary Africa. Since 2014, Sadruddin has conducted research on the processes and politics of aging in post-genocide Rwanda.
Her academic writing has been published in Anthropology Now, Medical Anthropology, and Social Science & Medicine.
Prior to joining the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Sadruddin completed a Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in the Department of Anthropology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She recently received her Ph.D. in Anthropology from Yale University.