Elizabeth Dolan

Email: edolan7@nd.edu
Phone: (574) 631-1208

Elizabeth Dolan

Innovation and Practice Research Associate

Elizabeth Dolan currently serves as a Research Associate for the Pulte Institute’s Innovation and Practice Division. Most of her attention and energy is directed towards the USAID-funded Supporting Holistic and Actionable Research in Education (SHARE) program. She supports project implementation and desk research initiatives that focus on higher education innovation transfers and innovation ecosystem designs. 

Prior to joining the Pulte Institute, Elizabeth predominantly focused on labor migration policy formation and advocacy in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. As research assistant at the Stanford Center for Human Rights and International Justice, Elizabeth worked with Indonesian stakeholders and the private sector to design digital interventions that could protect Indonesian fishermen while working abroad. Other experiences included serving as the International Coordinator at an anti-trafficking organization on the Thai-Myanmar border and working with a Southeast Asian regional coalition to conduct research on the role of ASEAN countries of origin in protecting migrants while abroad. Elizabeth also had the pleasure of leading the Migration Alliance at Yale (MAY). 

Elizabeth obtained a Bachelors in Ethics, Politics & Economics from Yale University. Her senior thesis critically analyzed the role of tech companies during the Mediterranean Refugee Crisis. She loves poetry and hiking, and she is the proud founder of the non-profit Cross Out Cancer, Inc.