Lynsey Farrell

Senior Lecturer in International Studies, Lauder Institute Africa program


Research Interests

Dr. Lynsey Farrell's work has focused on the intersections of youth, international development, urbanization, and informality in sub-Saharan Africa. She completed extended field research among youth-self-help groups in the Kibera settlement of Nairobi while directing American University’s Kenya program on Sustainable International Development.

Selected Publications

A 2017 report on innovation in youth unemployment in Africa:

A 2018 trends report of social innovation around the world:



Faculty Status