Elizabeth Patton

Elizabeth Patton

Research Fellow, Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative
Elizabeth Patton

Elizabeth recently graduated from the Master of Public Policy program at the Harvard Kennedy School, where she focused on social and urban policy, education policy, and negotiation. She designed and authored innovative, multi-party negotiation simulations for the HKS Center for Public Leadership’s Civil Disagreement Project, Hewlett Foundation’s Madison Initiative, and Kennedy School Negotiation Project under guidance from Professor Brian Mandell. At the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative, Elizabeth serves as Project Manager for the Bloomberg Harvard Negotiation Fellowship, where she manages the design and development of city-focused negotiation curriculum materials, including teaching cases, role-play simulations, and other practitioner-oriented materials.

Prior to HKS, Elizabeth was an educator and school administrator in a Boston high school, where she supervised a program to train and develop recent college graduates teaching small-group literacy and numeracy classes. In this role, she served as a member of the school’s leadership team and contributed to the creation and implementation of school-wide policies, including school culture and discipline policies.

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