Mary Lancaster is the Director for Finance and Administration. She is responsible for all financial and administrative functions of the Center, including managing all financial planning, financial operations, and serving as the primary administrator for sponsored research. She has worked at Harvard University for nearly 20 years. Prior to coming to Harvard, she held various financial roles, including group business manager, at Ziff-Davis Publishing company for over 12 years. She holds a Master's of English from Tufts University and a BA from Northeastern University.