Anna Lawton is a Research Associate in the Behavioral, Epidemiological and Clinical Sciences division for Global Health, Population and Nutrition at FHI 360. She is cultural analyst and ethnographer with a decade of experience conducting qualitative research in both the private and nonprofit sectors.
Lawton’s work at FHI 360 is primarily focused on socio-behavioral research and project management for various studies across the organization and she has expertise within the content areas of contraceptive technologies, economic strengthening, malaria control strategies and HIV prevention/treatment.
With a background in marketing research, Lawton brings a great deal of experience with acceptability studies and market assessments, and is currently spearheading an initiative to develop FHI 360’s organizational capacity in the growing space of social innovation and human-centered design. She has a Master’s Degree in Applied Cultural Analysis from Lund University in Sweden.