Elizabeth B. Clelan, Ph.D.
Research Scientist

BIOGRAPHY

Elizabeth Clelan is an expert in military manpower topics including recruiting, retention, and assignment policy. Her recent research topics include the integration of women into combat arms occupations, servicemember use of tuition assistance, youth e-cigarette use, evaluation of travel reimbursement programs, and identifying the qualities that make a successful ROTC officer. She serves as CNA's Scientific Analyst to Marine Corps Recruiting Command.

Prior to joining CNA, Clelan worked as a research assistant, teaching assistant, and instructor at the University of Georgia.

Clelan has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Georgia. She also has a B.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Spanish from Furman University. She is fluent in Spanish.


RECENT NEWS

September 14, 2019

Elizabeth Clelan writes, "There is no time like the present for DoD to be concerned about the growing trend of e-cigarette use among America's youth."

Military Times: "Why DOD Should Start Asking Recruits Whether They Vape"

October 11, 2016

Military Times features Potential Consequences of E-Cigarette Use: Is Youth Health Going Up in Smoke? by analysts Elizabeth Clelan, Ph.D., and Justin Ladner, Ph.D., in "Study: Vaping and Traditional Tobacco Usage Closely Linked in Teens, Potential Recruits"

October 11, 2016

CNA holds a briefing and release of new report on e-cigarette use among youths with authors Dr. Justin Ladner and Dr. Elizabeth Clelan. Read more.

October 11, 2016

CNA’s Resource Analysis Division publishes Potential Consequences of E-Cigarette Use: Is Youth Health Going Up in Smoke? by analysts Elizabeth Clelan, Ph.D. and Justin Ladner, Ph.D. Learn more.


AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Resources and Personnel

KEYWORDS
Economics

CNA DIVISION
Marine Corps and Defense Workforce Program