Lindsey is a 2022–23 Faculty Fellow at Data & Society. Her research during her fellowship will focus on the interplay of race and gender in the gig economy, with attention to how the intersection of top-down organizational practices and bottom-up worker behavior may impact gig workers.
Lindsey is also an assistant professor at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Her work includes a five-year ethnographic study of the ride-hail industry and an examination of how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted gig economy workers. Lindey’s research has been published widely in academic journals and cited in teaching resources, and has been featured in outlets including Bloomberg, NPR’s Marketplace, Human Resources Magazine, and Fast Company.
Previously, Lindsey worked with the U.S. government as a political and technical analyst reporting on regions in North Africa, the Middle East, Western and Eastern Europe. She received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University, her master’s from George Washington University, and her doctorate from the University of Michigan.