Erin Litzow is a PhD student at the University of British Columbia's Vancouver School of Economics. Her interests lie at the intersection of development and environmental economics, with a particular focus on energy. Currently she is investigating the linkages between energy transitions and deforestation in Indonesia, evaluating the Senegalese government's household biogas energy program, and reviewing sources of financial flows towards energy transitions in developing countries. Previously she has worked as both a researcher and development practitioner across Africa and Latin America, with work spanning the topics of energy, agriculture, rural market development, governance, and education. Erin holds a Master of Environmental Management degree from Duke University and Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service degree from Georgetown University.