Amalie Zinn
SHE/HER/HERS
Research Assistant
Housing Finance Policy Center

Amalie Zinn is a research assistant in the Housing Finance Policy Center at the Urban Institute. Before joining Urban, she interned for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, where she researched racial differences in mortgage denial rates across the United States. Zinn was also a research assistant for the Center for Healthy Minds’ Mindful Policing project—a research initiative that investigated the effects of mindfulness on police officer stress levels—during which she spearheaded a cost-benefit analysis of the mindfulness training program. Zinn graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Wisconsin–Madison with a BA in economics and French and a minor in public policy.