Andrea Ringer joined the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO) in June 2017 as a Research Associate. She contributes to project development and assists in managing impact evaluations carried out by the LEO team, currently in the areas of adult college completion, workforce development, senior citizen companion care, transportation, and prisoner re-entry. While a student at Notre Dame, Andrea worked with the service organization La Casa de Amistad in South Bend and assisted with economic research in Nicaragua. With this background, she was drawn to LEO because of its mission to identify effective programs aimed at reducing poverty in the United States. Andrea graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2017 with a B.A. in International Economics.