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.<br />
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.<br />
Eliza's research focuses primarily on international climate law and policy issues, in particular the governance and implementation of the Paris Agreement.<br />
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.