Saria Sheikh

Director of Faculty Relations


Saria Sheikh is the director of Faculty Relations at IHS. In this capacity, Saria conducts regular communication with a broad network of faculty regarding IHS initiatives. She also works closely with IHS program staff to ensure better coordination of faculty outreach. Saria has over 5 years of experience evaluating current policy and academic research, and driving coalitions with various public policy organizations.


Previously, she worked at the Cato Institute, and has also participated in the Charles G. Koch Associate Program. Saria has a B.A in Economics (honors) from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master’s degree in Operations Research from the School of Engineering at George Mason University.