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


Crow, DA, Albright, EA, and Koebele, E. "Evaluating Informational Inputs in Rulemaking Processes: A Cross-Case Analysis." Administration & Society 49, no. 9 (October 2017): 1318-1345.
Kondash, AJ, Albright, E, and Vengosh, A. "Quantity of flowback and produced waters from unconventional oil and gas exploration." The Science of the total environment 574 (January 2017): 314-321.
Crow, DA, Albright, EA, and Koebele, E. "Environmental rulemaking across states: Process, procedural access, and regulatory influence." Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 34, no. 7 (November 2016): 1222-1240.
Chernick, M, Ware, M, Albright, E, Kwok, KWH, Dong, W, Zheng, N, and Hinton, DE. "Parental dietary seleno-L-methionine exposure and resultant offspring developmental toxicity." Aquatic toxicology (Amsterdam, Netherlands) 170 (January 2016): 187-198.
Crow, DA, Albright, EA, and Koebele, E. "Public Information and Regulatory Processes: What the Public Knows and Regulators Decide." Review of Policy Research 33, no. 1 (January 2016): 90-109.

Recent Grants


ARTS&SCI 396: Bass Connections: Interdisciplinary Team Projects (ARTS&SCI 396: Bass Connections: Interdisciplinary Team Projects)
ENVIRON 593: Independent Studies and Projects (ENVIRON 593: Independent Studies and Projects)
ARTS&SCI 396-1: Bass Connections: Interdisciplinary Team Projects (ARTS&SCI 396-1: Bass Connections: Interdisciplinary Team Projects)
PUBPOL 275: United States Environmental Policy (PUBPOL 275: United States Environmental Policy)
ENVIRON 898: Program Area Seminar (ENVIRON 898: Program Area Seminar)

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)