Graduate Research Assistant
316D BBH Building
Lawrie is a Distinguished Graduate Fellow in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Penn State. After graduating from MIT with a degree in computer science, she spent almost a decade working as a software engineer. This included R&D at the MITRE Corporation, developing technological solutions for building better government. Prior to her graduate work at Penn State, Lawrie worked on the Georgetown Early Learning Project. Her research interests include family-based interventions, family systems, and the role of technology in conducting social science research.