Ph.D. Candidate, International Development Sociology | Cornell University
Aman Banerji is a former Senior Program Associate at the Roosevelt Institute. In his role, Aman worked with a host of Roosevelt policy projects across the nation and seeks to strengthen the Network’s policy work by leading the national cohort of Policy Coordinators and Emerging Fellows. Through the Network’s Blueprint series and Financialization project, he supported Roosevelt’s core mission of rewriting the rules of our economy and democracy. His academic and professional experience has largely been focused on structural and institutional inequality. His policy interests include incarceration, civil rights and economic justice in the United States. Prior to joining Roosevelt, he served in advocacy organizations and foundations in both the United States and India, including the Ford Foundation and the Drug Policy Alliance. Aman has a BA with a concentration in Economics and International Development from Sarah Lawrence College in New York. As of June 2018, Aman is now pursuing a Ph.D. at Cornell University in International Development Sociology researching questions of financialization and privatization as they relate to international development institutions.