Dr. Elisabeth Gilmore is an Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Policy in the Department of International Development, Community and Environment (IDCE) at Clark University in Worcester, MA. Dr. Gilmore focuses on the economic costs and societal impacts of climate change, including the implications of climate risks on public budgeting, service provisioning, and institutional and political stability.
Currently, she is a Lead Author for the 6th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). She is also an Associate Senior Researcher at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and for 2019 - 2021, she is the Visiting Scholar and a Senior Climate Policy Advisor at Environment and Climate Change Canada. Prior to joining Clark University, Elisabeth was an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park and served as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Policy Fellow hosted in the Climate Science and Impacts Branch at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Elisabeth received her Bachelor and Masters in Chemical and Environmental Engineering from the University of Toronto, Canada. She also holds a PhD in Engineering and Public Policy and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.