Lindsay Koshgarian is the Program Director of the National Priorities Project, where she oversees NationalPriorities.org. Lindsay’s work on the federal budget includes analysis of the federal budget process and politics, military spending, and specifically how federal budget choices for different spending priorities and taxation interact. A particular area of focus is how a decades-long policy of outsized military budgets has eroded political will to invest in opportunity and human potential through greater federal support of education, health care, infrastructure and more.

Prior to joining NPP in 2014, Lindsay was a researcher at the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute, where she conducted state and regional economic development studies. She got her start as an organizer for Planned Parenthood in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She holds a Master of Public Policy from UCLA and a BA in Physics from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Program Director

National Priorities Project

lkoshgarian@nationalpriorities.org

Topics of Interest

Costs of War, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid Budgets, Federal Budget, Federal Budget Process and Politics, Federal Spending, Inequality, Militarism and Law Enforcement, Military Spending, Participatory Budgeting, Tax Policy