Areas of Expertise
- Quantitative & Qualitative Research
- USAID Compliance
- Technical Writing
Education & Certificates
- M.S., Applied Economics, Johns Hopkins University
- B.A., Economics, Carleton College
Claire has been a member of the team in the Washington, DC office since 2013, providing research and programmatic support for the Measuring Impact project. Her work focuses on, among other things, investigating causal pathways for conservation interventions, researching and presenting on conservation evidence and practices, and managing project budgets and reporting. Her research topics include combating wildlife trafficking, demand reduction for wildlife consumption, and health and biodiversity integration. Previously, Claire worked as an Investment Intern at Carleton College’s Investment Office, where she gained valuable insights into financial market tools and their utilization by non-profits. She later worked as a Lands Program Intern at the Sierra Club, where she wrote extensively in the Sierra Club’s name, authoring white papers, letters to Congress and the President, and blogs. Claire has also researched energy markets and the 2010 BP oil spill while working with the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Claire has a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Economics from Carleton College and a Master’s of Science in Applied Economics from Johns Hopkins University.