Amy Slipowitz is the Research Manager for Freedom in the World, Freedom House’s flagship annual report assessing the condition of political rights and civil liberties around the world. She also leads research for a new Freedom House initiative on political prisoners. Prior to joining Freedom House, Amy worked on the research team at the nonprofit organization DonorsChoose, and at a private investment management firm. She holds a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, where she specialized in human rights policy. She also holds a B.A. in economics and American Studies from Colby College.