Elizabeth (Bit) Meehan
Areas of Expertise
Transparency; Political Economy; Public Policy
Major- Comparative Politics
Minor- Research Methods
Elizabeth (Bit) Meehan is Ph.D. candidate in comparative politics. Her dissertation examines the politics of policymaking around transparency and anti-corruption laws at the domestic and international level, with a focus on beneficial ownership transparency. Her other research projects examine public attitudes toward anti-corruption policies, data transparency and auditing from social media platforms, and how academics can respond to online harassment. Her work has been featured in Law and Inequality, Regulation and Governance, and Duck of Minerva.
B.A. Political Science, Northwestern University; summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa