Elizabeth J. Wilson

Professor of Environmental Studies and Director of the Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society, Dartmouth College

About Elizabeth

Wilson is an expert on climate change, energy and environmental policy, geologic carbon sequestration, public perception of emerging technologies, and regulatory and legal analysis of emerging technologies.



"The Geographic Distribution of US Executions" (with Kaneesha R. Johnson, Arvind Krishnamurthy, Woody Gram, and Colin P. Wilson). Duke Journal of Law and Constitutional Law and Public Policy 11 (2016): 1-33.

Finds that a main determinant of whether an individual will be executed is not the crime they commit, but the jurisdiction’s experience with executing others. This is not acceptable—legally, morally, or constitutionally.