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Elizabeth Moore received her PhD in Political Science from Northeastern University in 2017. She defended a Dissertation entitled: “Transnational Actors and New Venture Growth: Examining Formal and Informal Entrepreneurship from an Inter-Disciplinary Perspective”

Research Interests

Elizabeth is primarily interested in the fields of development, pro-market reforms in emerging markets and international entrepreneurship. Her dissertation focused on the factors that impact entrepreneurial activity within emerging markets, with a focus on how this activity positively impacts development. Elizabeth also has interest in critical theory and participates in a critical theory research cluster on campus.

Work Experience

Elizabeth has had a variety of work experience. Aside from her position within the University she is also a research assistant within the D’Amore McKim school of International Business. Previously she has had a variety of research assistantships for professors at both Providence College and Brown University. Furthermore she has devoted significant time to substitute teaching Spanish, History and Mathematics at her local middle school.


Elizabeth, a Massachusetts native, returned to Boston after completing her Bachelor’s degree from Providence College. In her free time Elizabeth enjoys watching and playing almost any sport, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.

Conference Presentation

Mid-Atlantic Conference of Latin American Studies (2014,15)
Academy of International Business- Latin American Chapter (2013,14,15)
Rhode Island University Consortium (2013)

Research Interests

Political Development, International Entrepreneurial Activity, Pro-Market Reforms, International Governance Regimes

Degrees Earned and Institutions

BA, Providence College

PhD, Northeastern University

Contact Info

309C Hayden Hall