Celinda Lake will be one of our panelists in a session about “Mind Science in the 2016 Elections and Beyond.” Facilitated by EJS President Eva Paterson, the panel will also include the Hon. Bernice Donald, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and Roberto Gonzalez of San Jose State University.
Fighting Racism and Other Forms Of Bias: What’s Working!?
June 22-23, 2018
Oakland Marriott City Center
This conference is made possible through generous grants from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Henry L. Hecht Family Fund, The California Wellness Foundation, The California Endowment, and Open Society Foundations.
Celinda Lake is president of Lake Research Partners and is one of the Democratic Party’s leading political strategists, serving as tactician and senior adviser to the national party committees, dozens of Democratic incumbents and challengers at all levels of the electoral process. Lake and her firm are known for cutting-edge research on issues including the economy, health care, the environment and education, and have worked for a number of institutions including the Democratic National Committee (DNC), the Democratic Governor’s Association (DGA), The White House Project, AFL-CIO, SEIU, CWA, IAFF, Sierra Club, NARAL, Human Rights Campaign, EMILY’s List and the Kaiser Foundation. Her work also took her to advise fledgling democratic parties in several post-war Eastern European countries, including Bosnia and South Africa.
Lake Research Partners’ Battleground poll is widely recognized as one of the leading national issue and election thermometers. Lake is one of the nation’s foremost experts on electing women candidates and on framing issues to women voters.
Lake, a native of Montana, holds a master’s degree in political science and survey research from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, and a certificate in political science from the University of Geneva in Geneva, Switzerland. Lake received her undergraduate degree from Smith College in Massachusetts, where she graduated summa cum laude with honors and was recently awarded the Distinguished Alumna Medal by the College.