Saurabh Khanna is a doctoral student in Educational Policy at the Stanford Graduate School of Education, and is a recipient of the William R. and Sara Hart Kimball Stanford Graduate Fellowship. He holds a masters in education from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India and a bachelors in computer science engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, India. Saurabh's experience includes engagement in cross-national comparative research on higher education as part of the Stanford Rural Education Action Program. He has also worked in mathematics curriculum development research at the Connected Learning Initiative, and has taught in under-resourced schools as a Fellow with Teach For India. Saurabh has kickstarted an interest group on Education in Emergencies at Stanford to focus on aspects of education in crisis situations wherein the larger society undergoes a striking structural displacement. He is interested in combining insights from game theory, social network analysis, and machine learning to understand aspects reshaping education in developing nations.