Elizabeth MacLennan

Elizabeth MacLennan
Title: Fact Checker
Education: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Location: Knoxville, TN
Expertise: Sustainability, Home, Garden, Travel

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.


  • 5 years of experience in environmental studies and sustainability research


Elizabeth has worked as a fact checker for multiple brands since 2021, 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.


Master of Science from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

About Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is a top travel media brand with a mission to inform and inspire passionate travelers. Our expert team includes a network of hundreds of writers and photographers across the globe, all providing a local eye on the best places to stay, eat, and explore. We reach an audience that takes 76 million round trips annually, offering valuable travel tips, ideas and inspiration, and products you need to get you to your destination — whether it’s a small town or big city, beach or lake, national park or theme park, road trip, cruise, or long-haul flight, and everything in between. Learn more about us and our editorial process

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