Ella Pruchniewski is a Research Analyst for the Eastern Region of The Ray and has a legal and policy research background in the environmental field.

She previously served as a Policy and Research Intern for The Ray, building out the team’s environmental policy and legislation repository while studying as an undergraduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ella also worked as a research intern for the UNC School of Law, summarizing environmental topical cases for producing a legal textbook.

Ella graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.A. in both Environmental Studies and Sociology and a Minor in Public Policy.