PhD Student, Atmospheric Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2019 Speaker

Boston, Massachusetts

Elisabeth Freese is an atmospheric science PhD student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she focuses on the intersection of atmospheric science and international relations, specifically researching air pollution, health and economics in China, the U.S., and developing regions. Prior to starting her doctorate at MIT, she worked at the Wilson Center's China Environment Forum in Washington, D.C., as well as at the Rock Environment and Energy Institute in Beijing and Green Camel Bell in Lanzhou, China. She earned her bachelor’s degree in science, technology and international affairs from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.