Elizabeth Hansen

  • Research Fellow
  • Harvard Kennedy School

Elizabeth Hansen is academic lead for the News Sustainability Program at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy at the Kennedy School. She studies how local newsrooms can reach for sustainability while becoming more responsive to their communities. Her academic work focuses on the leadership and organizational dynamics of navigating change. She has written about the changing relationship between news publishers and social platforms; strategies for combining audience engagement and revenue generation in digital news, and the role of membership model in local news. She holds a PhD in Organizational Behavior from Harvard Business School.