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Sharmila L. Murthy is an Assistant Professor at Suffolk University Law School, where she teaches property law, international environmental law, and a new course on global poverty and human rights. She is also a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Kennedy School, where she serves as the lead investigator for water for the Project on Innovation and Access to Technologies for Sustainable Development through the Sustainability Science Program. She co-founded the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation Program at Harvard Kennedy School’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, where she was previously a Fellow. In addition, Professor Murthy teaches as part of the Water Diplomacy Workshop, an intensive short-course that trains water officials from around the world how to manage conflicts using a non-zero sum negotiated approach to building consensus.