Full Name
Lindsey Lyons
Job Title
Assistant Director
Center for Sustainability Education, Dickinson College
Lindsey Lyons

Lindsey Lyons is currently the Assistant Director of the Center for Sustainability Education at Dickinson College. She has received national attention for her leadership working to embed sustainability across the curriculum and into education abroad including presentations at Forum for Education Abroad workshops, facilitation of critical dialogues and best practice sessions for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). In her tenure at Dickinson, Lindsey has overseen many initiatives that have helped Dickinson secure recognition as a #1 Sierra Magazine Cool School, Princeton Review Green Honor Roll institution and Gold Rating from AASHE. She frequently consults with other colleges and universities about sustainability curriculum and faculty development for sustainability. Before coming to Dickinson College in 2011, she developed natural resource and sustainability initiatives in higher education for Oregon State University and Wilson College. After completing her B.S. in biology from Lynchburg College and a M.S. in environmental education from Southern Oregon University, Lindsey served as a professor of environmental studies at Wilson College and as director of various non-profit education and conservation organizations. Her graduate research focused on the reproductive biology and management of the endangered Devil’s Hole pupfish, a model in desert fish conservation. As a certified K-12 teacher, outdoor school creator, former community extension agent for Oregon State University and experiential education advocate, Lindsey understands that education is key to a sustainable future.
Lindsey Lyons