Elizabeth Jackson

PhD Student


Faculty of Arts

Elizabeth Jackson is of Modoc and Hupa ancestry and an enrolled member of the Klamath Tribes. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Native American Studies and a Master of Arts in Sociology from Humboldt State University. She has more than a decade of combined experience working for Tribes, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Indian health organizations. In the Fall, she will be starting a PhD program at the University of British Columbia where she has been awarded an Aboriginal Student Fellowship. At UBC she intends to continue researching climate change and other environmental and social justice issues impacting Indigenous communities.

First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

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