Navin Kumar

Graduate Student

Navin Kumar

Navin Kumar

Graduate Student

Navin Kumar is currently a PhD student in the sociology department at Yale University. He has over five years of research experience honed in the public and private sectors, aimed at translating data into results that can and have been used by businesses and government. He is especially passionate about using research to help businesses outside the mainstream gain legitimacy. He has collaborated on projects and initiatives in the Cannabis Industry and on Sex Work, Social Networks and Masculinity.

In 2020, Navin was awarded a grant by the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy for his dissertation research, “Social interactions and treatment outcomes from medication assisted treatment in opioid addiction.” The Foundation aims to support social scientists in the early stages of their academic careers by administering small grants to PhD candidates who are working on their dissertations.

Selected Publications