Elise Racine is a research associate for A Path for Europe. Her areas of interest include EU migration policy, EU digital strategy, information privacy, and digital governance and ethics. She is currently pursuing a Master of Public Administration from the Hertie School in Berlin with a concentration in digitalization and big data.
Elise holds a MSc in Health and International Development from the London School of Economics and a BA in Sociology from Stanford University. While at LSE, her research centered around the societal impacts and human rights implications of emerging technologies (e.g., biometrics, digital identities, distributed ledger technology)—particularly for vulnerable populations. Spanning the nonprofit, private, and public health sectors, Elise’s professional background includes promoting economic development with an international microfinance organization, innovating strategic solutions at a mission-driven consultancy, and launching her own digital social venture in health advocacy and education. Elise is a native English speaker and has an intermediate knowledge of French.
As a research associate, Elise will help develop research programs, organize events and publish articles on a regular basis.