Priya Sankar is currently a candidate for the Masters in Banking and Finance at the University of St Gallen. She was formerly a Research Economist at the Office of Financial Research at the US Department of Treasury and is also a Dartmouth alumna with a double major in Economics and Government, and a thesis on Fourth Amendment theory. She has a passion for finance, macroeconomic policy, political theory, and law.
ABOUT PRIYA SANKAR
Priya is currently pursuing a Masters in Banking and Finance (MBF) at the University of St Gallen in Switzerland. She is actively seeking internships. Her professional pursuits involve financial stability and economic policy, and finance. She was most recently employed as a Research Economist at the Office of Financial Research at the US Department of Treasury. In this role she coordinated key financial stability reports, led Treasury-wide financial stability discussions, and collaborated with FSOC on such projects as the digital asset financial stability report. She also performed data analysis and research support using a variety of software, with specific interests in climate and digital asset economics. Prior to that, she was a Research Associate writing cases for the Yale Program on Financial Stability's New Bagehot Project. At YPFS, she established a comprehensive tracker of governmental policy responses to the COVID-19 crisis and managed a team of 36 interns, while writing cases and blog posts about specific government interventions to respond to financial crises. She also has experience doing financial modelling and event marketing as an investment banking analyst at Hypatia Capital. She performed economic policy research and governance policy research for the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C. At Brookings, she focused on financial regulation under the guidance of Aaron Klein and Czech Jewish history research for former Ambassador Norman Eisen to help him write his book, The Last Palace. During her junior year, she was the Apple Campus Representative to Dartmouth College.
At Dartmouth, Priya was also an executive of the parliamentary debate team and the Tabard fraternity, as well as a foilist on the collegiate national champion fencing team. Her volunteer experience was concentrated at Dartmouth College Hillel in which she participated in Project Preservation twice, once as an organizer. She is also a Dartmouth Admissions Ambassador and is on the advisory team for the board of the Dartmouth Club of New York City. In her free time, Priya enjoys cooking, traveling, running, and squash.
MBF, UNIVERSITY OF ST GALLEN
Masters in Banking and Finance
BA, DARTMOUTH COLLEGE
Double Major in Honors Government and Economics; Minor in Jewish Studies
LOWELL HIGH SCHOOL
High School Diploma - GPA 4.6 National AP Scholar, Spanish Honors Society, Varsity Fencing Captain, Dean's List
TUCK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Completed the Tuck Undergraduate Business Bridge Program in December 2017