Peter Casey, PhD

Director of Analytics

Peter_Casey_bio2.pngAs Catalist’s Director of Analytics, Peter Casey leads a dedicated and collaborative team of data scientists, engineers, and analysts who provide the tools to build a more inclusive, more representative American electorate and progressive movement. Peter loves bringing together people to solve problems with innovative ideas, and he’s excited to work with Catalist’s partners to tackle old and new challenges. Peter is deeply committed to growing a new generation of progressive data analysts that is more diverse and inclusive.

Peter joins Catalist after working as a Senior Data Scientist in the city government of Washington, DC, where he led a team of data scientists designing research and analyzing data to inform policy decisions as a part of The Lab @ DC. Before that, Peter worked as a Data Scientist at the Democratic National Committee during the 2014 and 2016 election cycles.

Peter earned a Ph.D. in Political Science from Washington University in St. Louis. A son of the Midwest, Peter was born in Milwaukee and grew up in Omaha, where he earned his Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from Creighton University.


Catalist is hiring! Please follow the links below if you would like to join Catalist’s growing Analytics team. In addition to providing its regular suite of high-quality predictive models, Catalist will be exploring new areas of research to support progressive campaigns. Catalist is excited to build an Analytics team that reflects the diversity and inclusiveness of the progressive movement we serve. All are encouraged to apply!