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Priya Saxena
Former employee
Former employee

Priyanjali (Priya) Saxena was a research assistant in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute. Since Joining Urban in 2012, her work has focused on place-based initiatives in Washington, DC, and other US metropolitan areas. Her research interests include neighborhood and youth development, race, ethnicity and gender, social determinants of health, and two-generation initiatives.

Saxena received her BA from Bryn Mawr College.

Research Areas
Neighborhoods, cities, and metros
Children and youth
Race and equity
Neighborhoods and youth development
Racial inequities in neighborhoods and community development