Elizabeth Tran

Elizabeth Tran is a Senior Program Officer in the Office of Digital Humanities at the National Endowment for the Humanities. In this role, she supports projects that explore ways to harness new digital technologies for humanities research as well as those that study digital culture from a humanistic perspective. Her previous appointments were at the National Science Foundation where she served as Program Officer and Lead for International Activities in the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences Directorate and at the London School of Economics where she was the school’s first Knowledge Exchange and Impact Advisor. A large focus of her work has been on identifying and implementing mechanisms to facilitate both interdisciplinary and international research. Elizabeth has degrees in anthropology from the University of Iowa and New York University, where she specialized in biological anthropology.