Dr. Meghna Sabharwal is a faculty member in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences at UT-Dallas and Assistant Professor in the Public Affairs Program. Her research interests are focused on workforce policy as it relates to job satisfaction, productivity, and diversity. Her expertise lies in studying these issues with special attention to the scientific enterprise of the United States. She received a two year (2012-2014) NSF grant to study Return migration of academic scientists and engineers from the United States to India.
Dr. Sabharwal's work is published or forthcoming in academic journals such as: The Review of Public Personnel Administration, Public Administration, Research Policy, Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, Journal of Public Affairs Education, The Social Science Journal, Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, Government Information Quarterly, and Research in Higher Education.
She has two forthcoming books:
She is the faculty advisor for Pi Alpha Alpha - The National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration.
Dr. Sabharwal received her doctorate in public administration from Arizona State University in 2008. She worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the City College of New York, City University of New York (CUNY) before joining the faculty at the University of Texas at Dallas in 2009.