Junior Analysts

Flora Lethbridge-Cejku
Junior Analyst

Flora Lethbridge-Çejku joined Lake Research Partners in 2012. Flora works with issue advocacy organizations, non-profits, and foundations surrounding a range of social issues including issues of women’s health, women’s leadership, poverty, education, and the environment. She is also a trained and experienced focus group moderator. Prior to joining LRP, Flora had worked at various non-profits dealing with community and social issues and at the Embassy of the Republic of Kosovo.

A Maryland native by way of Croatia, Flora holds a B.A. in Political Science with certificates in Democracy Studies and Religious Studies from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

 

Luke Harville
Junior Analyst

Luke Harville joined Lake Research Partners in 2013 as a Junior Analyst. In his role at LRP, Luke works with campaigns and non-profits on a wide range of progressive issues including LGBT equality, animal rights, and voter turnout. Before joining the firm, he worked in the district office of Texas State Senator Wendy Davis.

A proud Texan, Luke graduated with a B.S. in Strategic Communication and Political Science from Texas Christian University. 

 

Sean-Paul Mauro
Junior Analyst

Prior to joining LRP, Sean-Paul worked as a Field Director for US Congressional, Mayoral, and US Senate campaigns in Texas, Oklahoma, and North Carolina. In addition, Sean-Paul worked for both of President Barack Obama’s campaigns as a Field Organizer in Pennsylvania in 2008 and as a member of the Data Department in Chicago in 2012. In 2010, Sean-Paul spent time in Pakistan researching the Pakistani perspective of the US War in Afghanistan.
 
A Pittsburgh native with roots in West Virginia, Sean-Paul graduated with a B.A. from Ohio Wesleyan University.

 

 

Simge Tarhan
Junior Analyst

Dr. Simge Tarhan joined Lake Research Partners in 2015. She works with political campaigns, issue advocacy organizations, and non-profits on a wide range of economic and social  issues, including organized labor,  animal welfare, and voter turnout. Prior to joining LRP, Simge worked as a professor of economics and taught classes in political economics and macroeconomics, and she is bringing in her rigorous academic research experience to her new career in public opinion research.

A native of Turkey, Simge holds a B.A. in Economics from Bogazici University in Istanbul, a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, and is currently working toward a master’s in Political Management at the George Washington University.

 

Olivia Lenson
Junior Analyst

Bio coming soon...

 

Claire Redemer
Junior Analyst

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