Ms. Lienesch comes to PRRI with experience conducting both quantitative and qualitative research about American politics.

Prior to joining PRRI, Ms. Lienesch worked as a Polling Fellow at the Huffington Post, where she reported on polling trends and constructed surveys on major national political events. She earned her B.A. in Government from the College of William & Mary. She has done research on topics ranging from the effect of party competence evaluations in national elections to the Tea Party, and has presented her work at the Midwestern Political Science Association’s annual conference. She is an active member of the American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR).