Elizabeth is a Research Analyst with WRI’s Access Initiative where she conducts research and analysis on a variety of policy matters related to access to information, public participation, and access to justice. Her work currently includes empowering communities in Indonesia and Mongolia to improve their environmental health through the use of their rights to access information. She also works to expand opportunities for public participation in the concession permitting process in Indonesia.
Prior to working at WRI, Elizabeth was an Organizer and Policy Analyst for the Industrial Toxics Project at the Washington Toxics Coalition. He work focused on researching and writing about Washington State’s polluting industries and the public health and environmental impacts from industrial pollution, as well as providing policy recommendations to state and federal regulators, policy leaders and concerned citizens.
Elizabeth holds a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Washington and B.S. degrees in Psychology and Biology from Syracuse University.
Liz lives with her family in Takoma Park Maryland. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, hiking, and traveling back to the mountains on the West Coast.