Binta Zahra Diop is a Research Analyst at the Crime Lab. She works primarily on behavioral economics projects and coordinates the evaluation the Safety Tool mobile application project.

Binta holds a BS in Econometrics and Modeling from the University Paris X and a MSc in Quantitative Economics from the Paris School of Economics. Prior to joining the Crime Lab, Binta provided data support for the Georgetown University Initiative on Innovation, Development and Evaluation.

In her spare time, Binta likes to fiddle with film cameras, listen to live music, and explore Chicago's open galleries.