Elizabeth Prasse


Elizabeth Prasse is a legal associate at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism. She graduated cum laude in 2007 from Harvard Law School, where she served as an Executive Editor of the Harvard Law Review. She received an A.B. in History and Literature, magna cum laude, from Harvard College in 2004. As an undergraduate, she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Political Review and as a member of the Student Advisory Committee at Harvard's Institute of Politics.

After graduating from law school, Prasse served as a clerk to Chief Judge Sandra Lynch of the First Circuit Court of Appeals and an associate at Ropes & Gray in Boston. Prasse has also worked as a research associate at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and was an author, with Charles C. Euchner, of the 2003 report "Getting Home: Overcoming Barriers to Housing in Greater Boston," which was published by the Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research and Harvard's Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston. This report examined state and local regulatory policies and processes that inhibited the creation of housing in the Boston area, leading to a shortage in the state's housing stock and high housing prices.