Elizabeth Rilling

Program Associate, Scholarly BorderlandsPhone: (718) 517-3679


Elizabeth Rilling is the program associate for Scholarly Borderlands, supporting projects that work towards methodological innovation and collaboration within and across the social sciences. Prior to joining the Council in 2017, she completed an internship at the White House Council on Environmental Quality, where she worked on the US Mid Century Strategy for Deep Decarbonization. Building on her environmental background, she has assists with the expansion of the Council’s programmatic work on environmental issues and climate change. Currently, she supports an internal initiative to create a social science research agenda for climate change, as well as the work of the Transregional Collaboratory on the Indian Ocean. Elizabeth graduated summa cum laude with a BA in environmental studies and political science from Adelphi University in 2016.

Programs and Projects

Scholarly Borderlands
(Program Associate)