- Doctor of Philosophy (in progress), Parks, Recreation and Tourism, University of Utah
- Master of Science, Architecture (Urban Design), Université Laval
- Bachelor, Urban and Regional Planning, Ryerson University
Elise Gatti is a doctorate candidate in Parks, Recreation and Tourism. Her dissertation research focuses on the dynamics between climate and weather, and outdoor recreation. Other research emphases include the health benefits of nature-based leisure, the contribution of urban parks to active living, and the role of animals in outdoor recreation.