Sumantra Sen is a Senior Lecturer at the Fels Institute of Government.
He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania with a specialization in Game Theory. He has a long association with Penn, having taught classes for the Departments of Economics, Political Science and Psychology, as well as for the Wharton School in fields ranging from introductory economics classes, industrial organization, labor economics, game theory and decision theory. In addition, he has served on the faculty of Princeton University, Philadelphia University and Drexel University.
Before coming to Fels, Sumantra also served as the Associate Director of the Philosophy, Politics and Economics undergraduate program at Penn, where he advised students and taught classes, and prior to that, at the Center for Advanced Study of India, where he was responsible for producing research on India for public policy and corporate audiences.