Elizabeth Vann

Elizabeth Vann is the Director of Programs and Partnerships for the Center for Civic Leadership. She works with Rice faculty, staff, and students and community partners in Houston and beyond to develop academically-grounded experiential learning opportunities and mutually-beneficial university-community partnerships. She also directs the annual Houston Centered Policy Challenge and teaches a course on political advocacy. She earned her PhD in sociocultural anthropology from the University of Virginia and has conducted research in the US and Vietnam.