Lindsey Shaughnessy leads IPA's Global Research and Data Support team. The team builds protocols, resources, software, and training programs related to research design, research methods, data collection, data quality assurance, data analysis, and data science.
Lindsey joined IPA in 2010 as a Research Associate working on a rainfall insurance study in northern Ghana. Since then she has led a series of global initiatives, including digitizing primary data collection, building organizational information systems and data security protocols, training research staff, and overseeing IPA's Institutional Review Board. She holds a B.A. in Political Science, with a minor in Mandarin Chinese, from Carleton College.