Liz Johnson is a Student Fellow in the Civic Analytics program at the NYU Marron Institute of Urban Management and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Applied Urban Science and Informatics at NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress. She is interested in social equity, criminal justice, and fairness & bias in data science.
Before NYU, she worked as an analyst for Wayfair on their video e-commerce platform, Wayfair on Air, analyzing App iOS clickstream data. Liz earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and physics with a concentration in Law and Society from Bates College. During her undergraduate career, she researched image processing techniques on bio-fluorescent images, electronic prototyping, and environment sensing. She was a member of the Bates women's rowing team and enjoyed tutoring her peers in calculus and statistics. Liz is looking forward to working with the Civic Analytics program to improve the health, sustainability, and resilience of New York City and cities across the country.