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Vedavati Patwardhan started the Evans School Ph.D. program in Public Policy and Management in 2016. Prior to joining the program, she worked as an Associate Project Coordinator for German books with Springer Nature in Pune, India and Houston, Texas. Vedavati earned a Master of Arts in Global Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she evaluated safe drinking water provision systems in rural India for her Master’s project. Vedavati also holds a Bachelor Arts in Economics from Fergusson College, University of Pune, India. Her research interests include international development, particularly safe drinking water and agricultural policy.