Elizabeth Losos

Senior Fellow, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University


  • Elizabeth Losos is a senior fellow at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University.
  • She leads a team exploring policies to mitigate the environmental and social risks from large-scale infrastructure projects in the transportation and energy sectors. Losos formerly was president and CEO of the Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS), a global consortium of universities and research institutes with the mission of promoting education, research, and the responsible use of natural resources in the tropics. She was also the director of the Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Tropical Forest Science, a global network of large-scale forest research plots.
  • Elizabeth Losos holds a Ph.D. in biology and a master’s degree in public administration and international affairs from Princeton University and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University.

Policy Briefs

G7 Germany 2022

Fostering a Common Approach to Sustainable and Quality Infrastructure

Elizabeth Losos (Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University), T. Robert Fetter (Duke Center for International Development, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University)

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