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PhD Student - Earth System Science

Elizabeth Johnston

Graduate Learning Consultant, Academic Skills Education
Academic Skills Educator

Elizabeth (she/her) is a fifth year PhD Candidate in Earth System Science at the Stanford School of Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences. Her research aims to investigate the coupled human-natural system by quantifying the effects of climate change on surface processes, human and ecosystem well-being, and shared socioeconomic outcomes and disparities. She holds an MS in Marine Science from the University of San Diego and a BS in Earth and Environmental Science from Furman University. In addition to academic research and teaching experience, she previously served as an Energy Policy Analyst in San Diego, California. As an Academic Skills Educator, Elizabeth is excited to help students uncover their strengths, while compassionately identifying and growing edges. Outside of work, Elizabeth loves cooking, yoga, and spending time with her corgi, Olive. 


MS - Marine Science, University of San Diego
BS - Earth & Environmental Science, Furman University