Elizabeth Doris is on detail from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to the U.S. DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy as the Senior Advisor on Energy Justice. At EERE, she serves to better understand and integrate opportunities for expanding EERE’s research impact across the RDD&D portfolio through expansion to, and inclusion of, new stakeholders.
With NREL since 2005, she’s been the Laboratory Program Manager for State, Local, and Tribal Governments at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory from 2015. In this capacity, she is responsible for developing and directing all aspects of NREL’s relationship with these audiences and coordinating these activities across the laboratory. Liz has 20 years of program development and management experience in energy efficiency and renewable energy policy research and content expertise in energy policy, including over 50 publications on effective policies for clean energy development.
Her research interests include mixed-methods approaches to understanding how technology is adopted in energy markets that are evolving to have a broader set of stakeholders. She holds a B.S. degree in Environmental Science from Boston University, an M.A. in Environmental Policy from Johns Hopkins, and a Doctorate in Law and Policy from Northeastern University.