The Analyst Institute

We’re passionate about using science to help win elections and advance progressive policies.

We’re a mix of political scientists, campaign operatives, math whizzes, and management consultants from diverse backgrounds. Over-represented populations include foodies, athletes, and game nerds.

Meet the team members

Aaron Strauss

Executive Director

Lauren Keane

Managing Director

Josh Berezin

Strategy Director

Taylor Brooks


Kevin Collins

Director of Research

Will Cubbison

Research Manager

Saul Cunow

Senior Research Manager

Alex DeGolia

Research Manager

Jeff Ferguson


Alex Gold

Senior Analyst

Daniel Gonzales

Director of Civic Strategy

Karuna Koppula

Operations Manager

Leo Liu

Senior Analyst

Nathaniel Olin

Senior Analyst

Kathryn Poindexter

Director of Political Strategy

Josh Rosmarin

Director of Special Projects

Michael Schwam-Baird

Research Manager / Analyst

Olivia Robinson

Political Associate

Rachel Silbermann

Community Learning Manager

Lena Tom

Research Manager

Annie J. Wang

Director of Analytics

Miya Woolfalk

Senior Research Manager