Eliza McCullough

Research Intern

Eliza McCullough joined Accountability Counsel in 2019 as a Research Intern. She graduated with highest honors from the University of California, Berkeley in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in Global Development Studies. She recently completed a senior honors thesis on cash transfers in development work and won the Best Undergraduate Thesis and Departmental Citation for the International Studies Department. As an Institute for International Studies Fellow, she traveled to Kenya, New York, Silicon Valley, and Cambridge to complete her fieldwork for the project. She has also worked with Gender Action, a gender watch-dog for IFIs, where she authored a report evaluating the impact of World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank programs on women and LGBTQ people in Haiti. She committed much of her undergraduate experience to sexual violence survivor advocacy on her campus. She led the Consent Education Group and directed the nation’s largest production of the Vagina Monologues. She is passionate about creating change in the development sector and uplifting marginalized communities through critical research.