Elizabeth Holzer is an Associate Professor of Sociology with a joint appointment at the Human Rights Institute at the University of Connecticut. Her work focuses on refugee crises and postconflict settings with a regional focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. She holds a doctorate in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2010). Holzer has published in Law & Society Review, Journal of Refugee Studies, Mobilization, and other forums. She has received support for her research from the National Science Foundation and the Charlotte Newcombe Foundation.