Madeline Pickens is a data scientist at the Urban Institute. She works with Urban’s Technology and Data Science team to support research and analysis relating to data privacy.
Before joining Urban, she worked as a data analyst at the Universal Service Administrative Company on improving broadband access. She also worked as a graduate fellow in the University of Virginia's Social and Decision Analytics Division.
Madeline holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Arizona, where she was a Flinn Scholar, and an master’s degree in data science for public policy from Georgetown University, where she was a Whittington Scholar.