Dr Sarabajaya Kumar
Dr Sarabajaya Kumar joined the UCL School of Public Policy in January 2010. She holds post graduate degrees - an MSc and PhD - in Public Policy and Management from the University of Aston, and a BA (Hons) in Sociology and Religion from Goldsmiths’ College, University of London. Sarabajaya was a Lecturer and Programme Director of an MSc at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) (2000-2007). During this time she also served as an advisor to the Home Office as a member of the Governance Strategy Group - set up to advise and oversee the development of an integrated Governance Strategy for the Third Sector - and was the series editor and editor for the LSE’s Centre for Civil Society Voluntary Sector Working Paper Series - funded by the Charities Aid Foundation. Between 2007 and 2009 Sarabajaya held a Senior Research Fellowship at the Saïd Business School’s Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship. She is currently an Associate Fellow of the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society at the University of Oxford, where she is researching ‘Social Capital in UK Public Policy’ for the ‘Social Capital and Competitiveness: New Perspectives Project’ and is an active member of the Governance, Accountability and Innovation (GAIn) network.