Director, Global Research & Data Support
Global Research & Data Support (GRDS)

Lindsey Shaughnessy leads IPA's Global Research and Data Support team. The team builds protocols, tools and training related to electronic data collection and quality assurance, research design and ethics, research software and technology, and management information systems. Lindsey joined IPA in 2010 as a Research Associate working on a rainfall insurance study in northern Ghana. Since then, she has since led a series of global initiatives, including digitizing primary data collection, building organizational information systems, standardizing data security protocols, and training research staff. She holds a BA in Political Science, with a minor in Mandarin, from Carleton College.