Alumni Profile - Shamiram Zendo, PhD HIS'20

Current Position: Policy Analyst


How did HIS help you get where your are in your career?

"I have had the opportunity to work with and be mentored by different individuals that are experts in different research methodologies, and who conduct research on various topics that align with my interests and current role. The guidance that I received from my mentors, whom I met through this program, have shaped my research interests and career path."

What would you say to a person considering the program?

"My primary recommendation for future students is to take the initiative and begin to pave a fulfilling career path for themselves. This can be done through making connections with professors and students in the program to explore potential area for collaboration on projects other than their dissertation. This isn't an easy task, but it can lead to great possibilities."

Fun Fact

Shamiram loves cooking and learning about different cuisines from across the globe.