Elizabeth Borneman

Research Assistant

Elizabeth is a designer, writer, and researcher. A Florida native, Elizabeth earned her BS in Neurobiology at Georgetown University. There she led a research team in the Culture and Emotions Lab investigating the campus climate for students’ belonging and social engagement. She also spent a semester in Cape Town, South Africa as an environmental field researcher. She most recently worked as a designer and programmer artist in Xaq Pitkow’s Computational Neuroscience Lab, where she designed and prototyped interactive graphics and games for teaching and communicating concepts in computational neuroscience. At MIT, Elizabeth works in the Teaching Systems Lab designed multi-media practice spaces and curriculum for equitable teaching in (STEM and CS) classrooms.