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. Currently, she is pursuing a PhD in Sociology at the University of British Columbia, where she has been awarded an Aboriginal Student Fellowship. At UBC she is continuing to research climate change, settler colonialism, and other environmental and social justice issues impacting Indigenous communities. She has more than a decade of combined experience working for Tribes, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Indian health organizations and is happy to be working as a UBC Sustainability Scholar for Sierra Club BC.