International development; Survey methodology; Demographic data infrastructure; Childhood; Woman and child health and wellbeing
Anna Bolgrien is a senior research scientist and project manager for IPUMS MICS at the Institute of Social Research and Data Innovation. She graduated from the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs with a focus in global policy and international development. Her background is in demography and population studies with her primary research interests on the design and production of demographic data in developing countries. She applies her work to the development of research methodologies appropriate for children and youth in Tanzania, Nepal, and Brazil with the Animating Children's Views project (PI: Dr. Deborah Levison, PhD). She previously worked as a Graduate Research Assistant on the IPUMS International data project. She was also an MPC Graduate Student Predoctoral Trainee in Population Studies (2016-2019).