Liz is skilled in qualitative and quantitative research, particularly around environmental and climate justice issues, mental health, public policy and advocacy, urban planning, and housing. She has experience developing and implementing survey and interview tools, coding and analyzing collected data, and synthesizing findings to share with diverse audiences. In addition, she is proficient at facilitating meetings and coordinating group activities and processes.
Prior to joining Harder+Company, Liz was a research assistant at the Human Interaction with Nature and Technological Systems Lab at the University of Washington, Seattle where she led an interdisciplinary research project that characterized the mental health benefits of interacting with large, open green spaces for urban communities. She was also a Farm Program Coordinator and Educator at a nonprofit in Ellensburg, WA, and has also served as an Environmental Studies and Ethics teaching assistant at the University of Washington, Seattle. Liz loves to spend her free time exploring the outdoors and baking vegan treats to share with others.
- Master of Science, Environmental and Forest Services, University of Washington, Seattle
- Graduate Certificate in Ethics, University of Washington, Seattle
- Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle
Areas of Expertise
- Equity + Place
- Housing + Community Development
- Behavioral Health