Serena Shaikh

Research Interests: I am passionate about research regarding lower income access to travel, healthcare, and job opportunities. I currently conducted research with the Margaret Chase Policy Center to understand rural travel needs and general driving behavior in Maine.

Advisors: Dr. Jonathan Rubin

Prior Education:  Purdue University – B.A. Economics

Hometown: Fort Wayne, Indiana

Other Information: I am very passionate about socioeconomic equity and policy that targets needs for rural and low-income people. Along with this, I have a strong focus on natural resources and their proper and efficient allocation. Researching how to lower carbon gas emissions is of major importance.