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Amanda Lynch

Professor of Geological Sciences:
Geological Sciences
Phone: +1 401 863 5153


Professor Amanda Lynch, is Director of the Environmental Change Initiative and Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at Brown University. Lynch has published more than 100 articles, policy briefs, book chapters and books in climate science and meteorology, particularly in the polar regions. Her article on the role of Indigenous people in the sustainable management of the Murray-Darling Basin was recently named by the Swiss Academies of Sciences Transdisciplinarity Network as one of the most important publications in interdisciplinary research in 2012. She has provided advice to the Chief Scientist of Australia and the Presidential Science Advisor in the U.S. At present, Lynch is Chief Editor of the journal Weather, Climate and Society, Treasurer of the Society of Policy Scientists, research associate of the Australian National University Institute for Water Economics and Environmental Policy, and member of the National Academy of Science Committee on Emerging Research Questions in the Arctic.


B.Sc. (Hons), Ph.D.

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