Eliana R. Perlmutter conducts research and analysis for Lewis-Burke clients and staff on a range of topics that include environmental issues, computing, and biomedical research. Ms. Perlmutter brings to Lewis-Burke her background in science, technology, and government, paired with a passion for clear communication and creative problem-solving.
Before joining Lewis-Burke, Ms. Perlmutter gained legislative experience as an intern in the offices of Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III and Congressman James P. McGovern. Additional professional experience includes internships with the science policy department at the American Geosciences Institute (AGI); with the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA), Center for Coastal Environmental Health and Biomolecular Research; and the Spatial Analysis Lab at Smith College working with lidar mapping technology and the use of quadcopters for scientific research. A native of Massachusetts, she gained business experience in the marketing and promotion offices of the Boston Red Sox.
Ms. Perlmutter graduated magna cum laude from Smith College studying geosciences and engineering. During a semester at University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand, she focused her studies on hazards management and mitigation. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society.