Emily Lemmerman

Research Specialist II

Emily Lemmerman is a research specialist with the Eviction Lab. She received a degree in Sociology, concentrating in Data Science from Stanford University in 2019. As an undergrad, she was a research assistant at the Stanford Computational Policy Lab, analyzing the impacts of federal and local pre-trial processes and risk assessment algorithms. Her undergraduate thesis focused on modern-day debtor’s prisons - detention as a punishment for unpaid criminal justice fines and fees - in El Paso, Texas. After some time in the private sector, and on the Bernie Sanders campaign, Emily is excited to return to sociology research.

At the Eviction Lab, she is currently working on projects monitoring evictions during the coronavirus pandemic, and understanding rental housing ownership structures. She is interested in work in further exploring relationships between markets, debt, inequality and housing.