Tonya D. Lindsey, Ph.D.

Job title: 
Data Science Fellow
Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS)

Tonya D. Lindsey is a visiting scholar at the Institute of Governmental Studies and the project director of CRB Nexus: Where Policy Meets Research, an initiative of the California Research Bureau (CRB) at the California State Library. As project director of CRB Nexus, she is developing a community of practice space for California’s policy staff and public scholars. As a CRB senior researcher she uses her expertise in research methods to analyze a wide variety of policy questions at the request of legislators, the governor’s office, and their staff. She received her PhD in sociology with area exams in political sociology and culture from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Tonya is a seasoned SAS user who is learning Python!

Research interests: 

 Methodology; Public Sociology