Current Place of Residence: Cambridge, Massachusetts
University: Harvard University
Current/Recent Course: BA Economics
Samarth Gupta, Acton, is a Harvard senior concentrating in Economics. A Truman Scholar, his senior thesis explores how increased access to healthcare contributes to community housing stability. He emigrated to the United States from India with his family when he was two. 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 a captain of the Harvard College Running Club, was one of two students on the Harvard General Education Standing Committee, and was staff writer for the Harvard Political Review. He intends to study Comparative Social Policy at Oxford.