- Sr. Researcher, Code for America
Lauren is an applied researcher who most recently worked with MASS Design Group on the national Gun Violence Memorial Project. She is passionate about using rigorous research and human-centered design to create impactful policies and programs for under-resourced urban communities. Previously, she was the inaugural research director at the Policing Project at NYU Law and spent several years focused on reducing urban gun violence in Chicago as a senior policy advisor to Mayor Emanuel and at the University of Chicago Crime Lab. Lauren received her master’s in public policy from the University of Chicago and is a graduate of Bowdoin College.