Sanjana Balakrishnan is a masters student at Green Templeton College studying Comparative Social Policy. Her research interest is studying the link between teacher pay and student performance outcomes and the implications it may have for social and economic inequalities. Sanjana completed her undergraduate degree at University College London (UCL) studying BSc Politics and International Relations. She is a dual UK and US citizen and has worked in both British and American politics. Though she has been based in London prior to joining Oxford University, she was raised in New Jersey, USA.