Elizabeth Crowe is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Public Administration and Policy in the School of Public Affairs at American University. She received her Master of Arts from the Department of Economics at American University in 2010.
Her research includes the role of government programs and private organizations in supporting low-income families in the U.S. Topics include the U.S. safety net, poverty, inequality, and social policy. Her teaching includes econometric methods, research methods, microeconomic theory, public policy analysis, and program evaluation.
Elizabeth was born in Cleveland, OH and has resided in Washington, D.C. since 2006. While working on her Ph.D., Elizabeth worked as an Associate on the Welfare Rules Database (WRD) at the Urban Institute. She also volunteered with the Street Sense Public Outreach Campaign planning forums about homelessness in Washington, D.C. and the US and the Future Project mentoring high school students in the Washington, D.C. Public Schools.
Elizabeth is the recipient of the 2013 Vincenza and W. Donald Bowles Endowment Award for the Study of Productivity, Income and Poverty in the United States.
Ph.D. Candidate | Public Administration and Policy
M.A. | Economics
B.S. | Economics