Senior Program Manager
Elisa Cascardi manages IPL’s portfolio of projects related to US immigration and refugee policy, particularly on topics related to citizenship, legal services, and public health. She also manages the lab’s new Qualitative Initiative, which seeks to bring additional descriptive understanding to our causal inference research. She has past experience as both a researcher and a practitioner, developing a global impact evaluation program on justice at the World Bank and leading legal services and advocacy for displaced persons across the Middle East. Elisa earned her MSc. at the London School of Economics, and has held previous roles at UC Berkeley, Asylum Access, and the Norwegian Refugee Council.