As Ingenuity’s Senior Data Analyst, Emily supports the Data & Research team by helping to collect and maintain data on arts programs in Chicago Public Schools and with community arts partners. She develops analyses and reports to capture system-wide trends in arts education and identify opportunities for growth and development. Before joining Ingenuity, Emily was a Research Associate and Lecturer at Northwestern University. As a linguist, her research focused on speech acoustics, second language learning, and the impacts of cognition and mental health on language. She holds a BA in cognitive and linguistic sciences from Wellesley College, and a PhD in linguistics from UC Berkeley.