• Olivia Whitener

    Olivia Whitener is the program assistant for the Religion and the Public Sphere program and the editorial assistant for the program's online forum for secularism, religion, and the public sphere, The Immanent Frame. Olivia graduated with her BA in anthropology, summa cum laude, from Wake Forest University in 2015, where she also minored in psychology and health and human services. Prior to joining the SSRC, she worked as an editorial assistant for an advocacy non-profit in Washington, DC.

    Title
    Program Assistant
    Department
    Religion Program
    Contact
    whitener@ssrc.org,
    Staff
  • Jennifer Wright

    Title
    Senior Accountant
    Department
    Finance
    Contact
    wright@ssrc.org,
    Staff
  • Lisa Yanoti

    Lisa Yanoti worked at the Council for 7 years prior to her return to the position of SSRC Budget Manager. She worked for Saks Fifth Avenue for 1 year in the interim as an Inventory Control Manager. Lisa has a Bachelors degree in Finance.

    Title
    Director of Finance
    Department
    Finance
    Contact
    yanoti@ssrc.org, (718) 517-3624
    Staff
  • Jing Zhang

    Title
    Program Associate
    Department
    China Environment and Health Initiative
    Contact
    zhang@ssrc.org,
    Staff
  • Zachary Zinn

    Zachary Zinn is Director of Technology and Digital Operations at the Social Science Research Council. A project manager, web developer/designer, systems administrator, and general technology enthusiast, he has worked on a wide variety of SSRC information technology projects and digital publications since joining the Council in December 2006. In addition to his work at the Council, Zinn provides technological consulting for nonprofit institutions and manages NoPro Sports, an organization that he co-founded with SSRC staff in 2009 towards developing casual sports leagues and networking opportunities for nonprofit professionals in New York City. He holds a BA in government from Hamilton College and an MBA from CUNY-Baruch Zicklin School of Business, specializing in Computer Information Systems.

    Title
    Director of Technology and Digital Operations
    Department
    IT / Communications
    Contact
    zzinn@ssrc.org, (718) 517-3637
    Staff