Elizabeth A. Albright

Elizabeth A. Albright

Assistant Professor of the Practice of Environmental Science and Policy Methods

Elizabeth's current research centers on how policies and decisions are made in response to extreme climatic events. Further, she is interested in collaborative decision making processes, particularly in the realm of water resource management. She has received a grant from the National Science Foundation and a Fulbright Scholarship to support her scholarship. The Midwest Political Science Associated recently awarded Elizabeth the 'Best Paper by an Emerging Scholar' award at their national conference. Her geographic regions of interest include the southeast US and Central and Eastern Europe. Prior to completing her Ph.D. Elizabeth worked for the State of North Carolina in water resource management.

In The News


Albright, E. A., and D. Crow. “Beliefs about climate change in the aftermath of extreme flooding.” Climatic Change 155, no. 1 (July 15, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-019-02461-2.
Crow, D. A., E. A. Albright, and E. A. Koebele. “Stakeholder Participation and Strategy in Rulemaking: A Comparative Analysis.” State Politics and Policy Quarterly 19, no. 2 (June 1, 2019): 208–35. https://doi.org/10.1177/1532440018821655.
Crow, D. A., and E. A. Albright. “Intergovernmental relationships after disaster: state and local government learning during flood recovery in Colorado.” Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, January 1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1080/1523908X.2019.1623660.
Crow, D. A., E. A. Albright, and E. Koebele. “Evaluating Stakeholder Participation and Influence on State-Level Rulemaking.” Policy Studies Journal, January 1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1111/psj.12314.
Hamin, E. M., Y. Abunnasr, M. R. Dilthey, P. K. Judge, M. A. Kenney, P. Kirshen, T. C. Sheahan, et al. “Pathways to coastal resiliency: The Adaptive Gradients Framework.” Sustainability (Switzerland) 10, no. 8 (July 26, 2018). https://doi.org/10.3390/su10082629.

Recent Grants


ENERGY 795: Connections in Energy: Interdisciplinary Team Projects (ENERGY 795: Connections in Energy: Interdisciplinary Team Projects)
ENVIRON 593: Independent Studies and Projects (ENVIRON 593: Independent Studies and Projects)
PUBPOL 275: United States Environmental Policy (PUBPOL 275: United States Environmental Policy)
ENVIRON 898: Program Area Seminar (ENVIRON 898: Program Area Seminar)
ENERGY 796: Connections in Energy: Interdisciplinary Team Projects (ENERGY 796: Connections in Energy: Interdisciplinary Team Projects)

Contact Information

4113 Environment Hall, Nicholas School of the Environment, 9 Circuit Drive, Box 90328
Durham, NC 27708
Box 90328
Durham, NC 27708-0328


D.R., Duke University (2009)