Elizabeth received a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Biology from Northeastern University in 2018, and a Master of Arts degree in Marine Affairs from the University of Rhode Island in 2022. Her graduate work focused on assessing recreational angler’s sense of place as an indicator for perceptions of vulnerability and well-being in relation to shifting stock distributions.
Elizabeth is currently a Research Technician on contract with the NEFSC Social Sciences Branch and is a member of the Cost Survey Working Group. She is supporting the implementation of the Greater Atlantic Region Commercial Fishing Business Cost Survey through data entry, conducting interviews, and providing QA/QC of survey data. Her broader research interests include ecosystem-based management, vulnerability and resilience of fishing communities, and the human dimensions of fisheries management.