Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
MPA
Prateek Samal

Prateek Samal

Prateek Samal

MPA

Biography

Prateek Samal recently earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and economics with a concentration in international business from Marist College. His senior honors thesis focused on child marriage in India. During an internship with Tata Steel in Odisha, India, Prateek led a project aimed at reducing financial loss. His interest in international affairs grew from his experience living in a number of countries  — including Poland, Australia, Cuba, Austria, Sudan, and the U.S. — during his father’s diplomatic career.