Elizabeth Bynum Sorrell
Elizabeth Bynum Sorrell (she/her) is a Researcher for the Digital Benefits Network at the Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation at Georgetown University. In her role, she is responsible for researching and amplifying innovative approaches and tools for delivering social safety net benefits.
Elizabeth is a researcher, facilitator, and community organizer. She completed her PhD in the social sciences in 2022. Elizabeth learned to use a range of qualitative and quantitative research methods through her doctoral research on noise pollution in Mexico City, which focused on urban government practices and government accessibility.
Elizabeth is passionate about producing actionable research to help build more responsive and accessible public services and infrastructures.
Elizabeth holds a bachelors degree from the University of Chicago in Music and Linguistics and a PhD in Anthropology and Music from the University of Pennsylvania.
She is based in Madison, WI.
New Dataset: Digital Authentication and Identity Proofing in Public Benefits Applications
May. 22, 2023
Logging In and Providing Proof: A Guide to U.S. Government Actions on Digital Identity
Mar. 21, 2023
New Dataset: Digital Authentication and Identity Proofing in Unemployment Insurance Applications
Feb. 28, 2023