Elisabeth Donahue is the associate dean for public affairs and communications at the Woodrow Wilson School, overseeing the School’s public affairs programming, communications, alumni events, and public relations initiatives. Prior to becoming associate dean, she served as the executive director/associate editor of The Future of Children, a joint project of the School and the Brookings Institution, and as a lecturer at WWS teaching undergraduate and graduate courses on poverty and family policy issues. She is a lawyer with both federal and state public policy, communications, and advocacy experience. She earned a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and an A.B. from Brown University.