Lauren Bouton, M.A., is the Peter J. Cooper Policy Fellow and Research Data Analyst at the Williams Institute. Their research interests include qualitative and quantitative methodology, bias, attitudes, public opinion, and social change. Lauren has experience as an interviewer for studies on physical and mental health at the University of Michigan and as a statistical analyst for studies on women and racial groups among LGBT people at UCLA. Lauren holds an M.A. in Sociology with a concentration in Demography from the University of California, Irvine, and a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Spanish from Auburn University.
Research Data Analyst