Elizabeth Beaumont holds a PhD in Political Science from Stanford University and has served as a Research Scholar at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and as an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Minnesota. She is the author of The Civic Constitution, as well as other articles, chapters, and two co-authored volumes. Her research has been supported by a number of grants and fellowship, including awards from the Ford, Carnegie, and Hewlett Foundations, as well as a McKnight Land-Grant Junior Professorship. During the fellowship year, Beaumont worked on a study of the emergence of the civil rights movement and a book project, provisionally titled "Unruly Citizens," on the historical and theoretical underpinnings of political dissent, protest, and civil disobedience.
This information is accurate as of the fellowship year indicated for each fellow.