Lana Munip is Senior Research Director at CAEL. She previously was an analysis and planning consultant and assistant editor with The Pennsylvania State University Libraries, where she led various qualitative and quantitative research projects related to the library system, including multiple studies of the library experiences of diverse student subpopulations, the library’s response to Covid-19, and various large-scale survey projects. Skilled in data analysis, data visualization, qualitative research, planning & assessment, and communications, Munip also is a NVIVO 12 certified expert.
Lana holds a master’s degree in higher education (M.Ed.) with a concentration in institutional research from the Pennsylvania State University, a master’s degree in television-radio-film from Syracuse University, and a bachelor’s in economics from the University of Stirling. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in higher education at the Pennsylvania State University. Munip spent her early career years as a journalist in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.