Elizabeth Keenan

2014 Subaward Co-PI

University of California, San Diego

Bio: Elizabeth (Liz) Keenan is a Ph.D. candidate in Behavioral Marketing at the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego and an NSF-IGERT fellow in the Global Change, Marine Ecosystems and Society program. Elizabeth investigates the antecedents and consequences of prosocial behavior, including understanding drivers of charitable giving. A subset of her research focuses on topics related to sustainability such as green product preference and choice, hotel towel reuse, and the underlying psychological processes involved in climate change related judgments.

Prior to starting her Ph.D., Elizabeth spent ten years in nonprofit management and education. She also worked as an educator and divemaster at the Roatán Institute for Marine Sciences and as a high school biology teacher.

Publications and Working Papers

#TitleDatePublishedSPI Funded
1.Avoiding Overhead Aversion in CharityJan 2015