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Abby Lindsay

Adjunct Instructor School of International Service

Abby Lindsay is an Adjunct Instructor and Ph.D. Candidate of International Relations at American University, focused on Global Environmental Politics. Her doctoral research focuses on the use of science and social learning within multi-stakeholder platforms, focusing on four case studies of multi-stakeholder water governance in Peru.  From 2013-2015 she was the Coordinator of the Partnership on Technology Innovation and the Environment for the Center for Environmental Policy, a collaborative effort with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Defense Fund, and other public and private partners currently focused on scaling up water technology adoption. Prior to coming to American University, Abby worked at the U.S. State Department on environmental cooperation, where she collaborated with over 15 countries to advance environmental protection and private sector implementation of environmental technologies and practices. She has also completed research on renewable energy, climate change policy, sustainable development, global forest governance, and environment and trade.


PhD Candidate in International Relations, specialization in Global Environmental Politics, American University
MA in Law and Diplomacy, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
MA in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, Tufts University
BS in Environmental Science, University of Mary Washington

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