Lauren Weinzimmer

Program Officer, Social Data InitiativePhone: (718)517-3651


Lauren Weinzimmer is program officer for the Social Data Initiative. She comes to SSRC from Minneapolis, where she completed her PhD in communication studies with a concentration in critical media studies. Her dissertation focused on the professionalization of beauty vlogging across social media platforms. She holds degrees from the University of Southern California and the University of Texas at Austin, and was a junior fellow at the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy.

Programs and Projects

Social Data Initiative