Human Dimensions Technician
Elizabeth was born and raised in Floyd, Virginia. She graduated from Virginia Tech in the Spring of 2019 with a B.S. in Wildlife Conservation. She received the Departmental Diversity Undergraduate Research Award to fund a summer research project with the Dayer Lab in 2019. Her research aims to conduct a stakeholder analysis of wildlife viewing organizations and groups in the state of Virginia. The findings will contribute to the Wildlife Viewing Plan that Virginia Tech is aiding VDGIF in developing through stakeholder engagement. Her professional interests include conservation conflict resolution and stakeholder engagement. Elizabeth will begin working with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Colorado once her research in the Dayer Lab finishes in August.