Fields is a first-year MPP student at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago. She works as a research assistant for Professor Robert Rosner, studying the economics of nuclear energy and electric vehicles. Prior to her time at the University of Chicago, Fields worked as a research associate focused on event detection through open-source intelligence. Her most recent project looked at trends in misinformation, including detecting and analyzing networks of Coronavirus-related misinformation on social media platforms. She also conducted research on extremist messaging networks and emerging datasets. Fields holds a Bachelor of Science in science, technology, and international affairs from Georgetown University.