Elizabeth M Chu

  • Executive Director

Elizabeth Chu is the Executive Director of CPRL and a lecturer of law at
Columbia Law School. At CPRL, her focus is on readying graduate students
and clients to use Evolutionary Learning to enhance the education sector’s
capacity to improve and serve all children, particularly those who are traditionally underserved.

Before joining CPRL, Elizabeth was an Assistant
Professor of Practice at Relay Graduate School of Education, where she
taught general pedagogy courses, designed and managed internal data
collection systems, and performed research on school discipline, teacher
preparation, and social-emotional learning.

Elizabeth began her work in
education as a middle and high school English teacher in the South Bronx.
Liz earned her PhD from Teachers College, Columbia University in
educational policy. She also as a MA from Pace University in secondary
English instruction and a BA from Yale University in English language arts
and literature.