Elizabeth is a doctoral student in Public Policy. Her research interests include international development and environmental policy, focused on alleviating energy poverty through low-carbon technologies.
Before entering the Ph.D. program, Elizabeth worked for five years as an associate economist at RTI International in Durham, North Carolina. While at RTI, she conducted research for clients on applied economics topics like agriculture and natural resources, regional development and urban planning, and technological innovation policy.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Public Policy from UNC Chapel Hill, and is originally from North Carolina.