Elizabeth MacLennan

Elizabeth MacLennan
Title: Fact Checker
Education: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Location: Knoxville, TN
Expertise: Sustainable Home and Garden

Elizabeth MacLennan is a fact checker and editor with a background in earth sciences and sustainability. Her
expertise and research range from climate change to sustainable home and garden design. She has extensive knowledge on plant care as well as years of research experience in environmental studies.


Elizabeth has worked as a fact checker for multiple brands since 2020, including Treehugger, The Spruce, and Travel + Leisure. She has also worked as a freelance editor for academic journals, specializing in earth sciences, sustainability, and climate. She has a master's degree in physical geography and spent two years as a lab researcher to understand climate change.


Elizabeth holds an M.S. from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

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