Kishan completed his MPA in economics and public policy after a two-year government fellowship through the Scholars in the Nation’s Service Initiative. His most recent placement was in London at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, where he worked with a small team to analyze and determine U.S. votes on project investments. He also spent time at the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C., where he conducted and presented economic research on price effects from antitrust-exempted mergers.
Kishan holds an A.B. summa cum laude from Princeton. His undergraduate thesis, an examination of medical debt and bankruptcy, won the top thesis awards from the School of Public and International Affairs as well as the Global Health Program. His ongoing economic policy interests are in consumer protection and market competition.