Eliza Northrop is an Associate in the International Climate Action Initiative at the World Resources Institute and an Adjunct Professor at American University's Washington College of Law.
Prior to joining the World Resources Institute, Eliza acted as a legal adviser to the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Tonga and worked as a negotiator and policy adviser for the resolution of native title in Australia, facilitating entry into over nine co-management arrangements and fifteen indigenous land use agreements. She has also served as a member of the Commonwealth Indigenous Protected Areas Subcommittee.
Eliza's research focuses primarily on international climate law and policy issues, in particular the governance and implementation of the Paris Agreement.
Eliza holds a Master of Environmental Law from New York University's School of Law, a Master of Business Administration from the University of South Australia School of Business, a Bachelor of Laws (Honors) from the University of Adelaide School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts (Environmental Studies) from the University of Adelaide.