Elizabeth Litzler

Elizabeth Litzler

University of Washington Center for Workforce Development
Director for Research

Background

Elizabeth Litzler, PhD, is the Director for Research at the University of Washington (UW) Center for Workforce Development (CWD) and Affiliate Assistant Professor in UW Sociology. She is lead of the evaluation for the National Center for Women & Information Technology as well as the National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE program at the UW. Her research interests include the educational climate for undergraduate and graduate students, gender stratification in education and the workforce, and gender and families. As the director for research at CWD, Liz is the research manager for the Sloan funded Project to Assess Climate in Engineering (PACE), which uses quantitative and qualitative methods to examine the culture for women and underrepresented minorities in 22 schools nationwide.