Elinor Benami

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Position Title
Postdoctoral Scholar

  • UC Davis

Elinor Benami is a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Agricultural and Resource Economics department at the University of California, Davis, following her Ph.D. from the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources (E-IPER) at Stanford. Her research employs both quantitative and qualitative methods to address how governance shapes social and environmental outcomes in agricultural and industrial production systems. Her work spans geographies, and she has significant experience evaluating systems that affect people and the planet across the global tropics with a focus on Brazil, Uganda, Kenya, and Indonesia as well as the United States.