About Us

The people behind Lynch Research Associates

Dr. Alicia Doyle Lynch, Founder of Lynch Research Associates, is a Developmental Psychologist specializing in statistical and methodological approaches for studying child and adolescent development. For over a decade, she has been contributing statistical and methodological expertise to grants and research programs in academic and non-academic settings. She has expertise in the most up-to-date statistical modeling strategies and methodological techniques and is highly skilled in assisting organizations in the collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of data and the development of research programs that promote strategic change.




Alicia has published her own work extensively and has helped clients publish in both top-tier peer review academic journals and widely disseminated research briefs. She has also collaborated on numerous workshops and presentations both as a research lead and as a consultant. She loves the challenges that come with every new project and the process of bringing nascent research questions through the rigors of research and evaluation to ultimately move the scientific conversation forward. 

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Kristina Schmid Callina, PhD, is a research scientist with expertise in developmental methods, including longitudinal study design and data analytic techniques. Before joining Lynch Research Associates, Kristina was a Research Assistant Professor at the Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development in the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University from 2014-2018, where her research focused on positive youth development from childhood through early adulthood. Most notably, in 2015, she launched a $2M, five-year study of character and leadership development at the United States Military Academy at West Point.



Kristina has published extensively in in top-tier peer review journals, including Journal of Youth and Adolescence and the Journal of Moral Education, and has presented her work at national and international conferences and workshops. Kristina has been working with Lynch Research Associates since 2017.