Elizabeth Samios

Center Manager

2019-2023 Business Manager

2018-2019 Assistant Business Manager

Elizabeth  Samios
  • MBA, Duke University
  • BA, Duke University


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As Center Manager, Elizabeth supports the leadership and staff in helping the CDH achieve its strategic and organizational goals. Her core responsibilities are budget and financial management, including management of sponsored project grants and grant award administration. She also helps to manage personnel needs, including the hiring and onboarding of new CDH employees and supervision of student workers.

Prior to joining the CDH, Elizabeth worked as a conference and communications manager in the Office of Public Affairs and Communications at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA), where she oversaw the Princeton-Fung Global Forum, “Can Liberty Survive the Digital Age?” held in Berlin, Germany in Spring 2017, and more recently, “Defending Democracy: Civil and Military Responses to Weaponized Information,” held on Princeton’s campus in April 2018. Previously, she was the program manager for Innovations for Successful Societies, a SPIA program that documents government innovation, especially in low- and middle-income countries. Prior to working at Princeton University, Elizabeth was in product management at a pharmaceutical company.