Lauren Hanson

Hanson, Lauren

  • Position: Research Analyst
  • Company: The Harmony Institute

Lauren Hanson is a social scientist who specializes in analyzing the impact of interactive narratives, films, and games. Her research focuses on how audiences co-create and experience stories at the individual, community, and societal level, and how storytelling leads to real-world social change. At the Harmony Institute, her role is to design innovative ways to use social science and data to generate insights for storytellers. Her background is in literary criticism, game studies, and economic development.