Elizabeth Deheza is a Research Fellow on the Climate Change and Security Programme. Currently, she is leading a project looking at climate change, migration and security in Mexico. She took an honours degree in International Relations from San Francisco State University before undertaking a postgraduate study at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and completing the MALD programme at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
Prior to joining RUSI, Elizabeth has worked in Kuala Lumpur where she researched Malaysia's foreign policy for the Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (IDFR). Her current research focuses on climate-related impacts on global security.