PhD Student



Erin is a PhD student in the department of political science where she studies American politics, environmental politics and policy, as well as public policy and public adminstration. She obtained her BA in political science and certificate in paralegal studies from Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Erin's current research explores how dimensions of existential risk and individual/group threats affect political beliefs and behavior.


Gricius, Gabriella and Erin B. Fitz. 2022. "Can Exceptionalism Withstand Crises? An Evaluation of the Arctic Council’s Response to Climate Change and Russia’s War on Ukraine." Global Studies Quarterly 2 (3).

Young, Laura D. and Erin B. Fitz. 2021. "Who Are the 3 Per Cent? The Connections Among Climate Change Contrarians." British Journal of Political Science.

Fitz, Erin B. 2021. "Peace, Love, and Conspiracy Theories: How Experiences and Worldviews Shape Age Cohorts’ Views of Science." Intersect: The Stanford Journal of Science, Technology, and Society 14 (2).