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Eric Sippert named ACLS Leading Edge Fellow

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is pleased to name 41 new Leading Edge Fellows. In this third round of the fellowship program, outstanding PhDs in the humanities and interpretive social sciences have been placed with nonprofits to support initiatives advancing social justice and equity in communities across the United States.
​Eric will work with the Environmental Law & Policy Center on the project "Equitable and Inclusive Climate Change Solutions." The ELPC is the Midwest’s leading environmental legal advocacy organization. ELPC produces strong results for the environment in the courtrooms, boardrooms, and legislative hearing rooms across the pivotal Midwest states and in Washington D.C. Eric will join the ELPC team as a Policy Analyst, and will partner with ELPC attorneys and policy staff to advance climate justice through research, community outreach, and public engagement. (ACLS, 7/9/2021)

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