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Elizabeth Burton

Elizabeth Burton

Research Assistant


Elizabeth Burton is a research assistant in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute. Her interests include affordable housing, housing justice, and racial equity. Her past projects have analyzed local housing and economic development policies to examine the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre’s effects on current wealth disparities.

Burton graduated from Macalester College with a BA in political science, minors in statistics and psychology, and a concentration in urban studies.