Lindsey C. Williams

Lindsey Williams
Degree: Natural Resources and Environmental Studies

Advisor: Dr. Thomas Safford, Sociology

Research Topic

Coastal Conflicts - The Role of Science and Training in Natural Resource Management Disputes in Coastal Areas

Lindsey’s interests include environmental decision-making and organizational behavior, community interactions with the environment, and the role of science in policy and management.  Her dissertation research uses a case-study approach to understanding the role of science and training in natural resource management disputes in coastal areas.


Master in Marine Policy, University of Delaware, 2009
B.A., Biology, Colby College, 2002

Professional Positions

  • Policy Analyst/ Policy Advisor, NOAA National Ocean Service, 2006-2014
  • Graduate Research Assistant, University of Delaware, 2004-2006
  • Program Assistant, NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, 2002-2004

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