|Major||Political Science; History; Policy Studies|
|Join Date||September 2016|
|Skills||R, STATA, Content Development, Editing|
|Interests||Live Music, Hiking, Traveling|
|Fun Fact||I know how to cook guinea pig|
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Eliza Martin is a 19 year old Rice student currently working as a Research Assistant for the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy's McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Eliza currently lives in the Houston area and attends Rice University.
Eliza was born in Austin, Texas, to parents Lori McClure and Manuel Martin. Her father immigrated from Madrid, Spain and he met her mother in Austin, Texas after her father attended UT Southwestern Medical School and her mother, the University of Texas Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and the Institute of Latin American Studies. Eliza and her sister Julia have lived in Austin for the entirety of their lives. Her father is a family practice doctor and her mother is Vice President of Vianovo Consulting.
Eliza is a sophomore student majoring in Political Science, Policy Studies, and History at Rice University. She resides at the residential college of Baker.
Aside from interning at the McNair Center, Eliza is involved in many organizations at Rice University. She serves as Baker College Secretary, Rice Orientation Week Advisor, Head Peer Academic Advisor, Bartender at Willy's Pub, and is coordinating Beer Bike.
Eliza has interned at Battle Ground Texas, volunteered for the Peruvian NGO Volunteers Peru, and worked as a coordinator for the Pedro Pablo Kuczynski for President campaign.