Lindsay Katz

News Applications Developer

Lindsay Katz holds a Masters of Statistics from the University of Toronto, and a Bachelor of Arts and Science from the University of Guelph where she specialized in Mathematical Science and International Development. As an interdisciplinary researcher, she is interested in using statistics to better understand social processes in the world, and is passionate about transparency and reproducibility in research. Lindsay has worked on several projects in applied statistics and data science, spanning a number of disciplines. She worked as a statistical consultant for the Overseas Development Institute, and as a Graduate Research assistant at the University of Toronto’s Department of Statistical Sciences, and Faculty of Information. With Dr. Monica Alexander, she has explored measuring demographic variation in short-term migration patterns using Facebook data. With Dr. Rohan Alexander, she has built a new, comprehensive, accessible database of the Australian parliamentary debates from 1998 to present. In her spare time, Lindsay enjoys spending time outdoors with her goldendoodle, and trying out new challenging baking recipes.