Lindsay Campbell

Research Social Scientist

USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station

Lindsay K. Campbell is a Research Social Scientist with the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station, based at the New York City Urban Field Station. Her research explores the dynamics of environmental governance, civic engagement, and natural resource stewardship. She is co-lead of STEW-MAP, which maps the social networks and spatial territories of environmental stewardship groups. In addition to contributing to scholarly understanding of civic capacity, social infrastructure, and networked governance, she also aims to amplify the voices and experiences of stewards’ themselves through exhibitions (Who Takes Care of New York?), essays, and convenings. She is the author of dozens of peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, reports, and the book City of Forests, City of Farms: Sustainability Planning for New York City’s Nature, Cornell University Press. In addition to her research, Lindsay co-leads the Urban Field Station Collaborative Arts Program. Dr. Campbell holds a BA in Public Policy from Princeton University, a Masters in City Planning from MIT, and a PhD in Geography from Rutgers University. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Ricardo, and daughter, Mia.