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Caitlin F. McCarthy

Caitlin F. McCarthy
Director of the Associates Program
(202) 939-3827

Caitlin F. McCarthy is the Director of the Associates Program here at ELI. In this role, Caitlin researches, facilitates, and leads programming for both ELI members and the broader public interested in environmental policy and law. Overseeing membership and educational programs, Caitlin engages law firms, corporations, and NGOs. With a dual focus on membership recruitment and public outreach, Caitlin oversees the Associates Department as well as 100+ programs per year. Her constant goal is to advance the environmental profession by designing and leading programs on cutting-edge issues in environmental law and policy.

An ardent environmental advocate, Caitlin earned her MPhil in Environmental Policy from the University of Cambridge and completed extensive dissertation research on the intersection of food security and urban agriculture. Prior to her Master’s degree, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Sewanee: University of the South with an honors degree in Environmental Studies and History. Areas of special interest to Caitlin are environmental justice, national parks, food security, agriculture policy, and international environmental law.