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Prof. Lindsay C Stringer; Scientific Researcher

Expertise keywords Environmental and land use change (including social, political and economic dimensions); land degradation and desertification; participatory processes; livelihood dynamics; UNCCD, environmental governance. Area expertise Sub-Saharan Africa (all); Europe (UK, Mediterranean, Central and Eastern Europe) Publications I have published over 70 journal papers. For the complete list, please see I am editorial board member of the journal Land Degradation and Development. Research funding: I have been involved in research projects worth more than £26.5 million since 2005. I regularly review research proposals for a range of international funding bodies. Employment history: Aug 2012-present: Director, Sustainability Research Institute, University of Leeds; and from May 2013, Professor in Environment and Development Mar 2011-Aug 2012: co-Director, Sustainability Research Institute, Reader in Environment and Development Feb 2010-Mar 2011: Senior Lecturer in Environmental Social Sciences, Sustainability Research Institute, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, UK Sept 2007-Feb 2010: Lecturer in Environmental Social Sciences Aug 2005-Aug 2007: Simon Research Fellow, Institute for Development Policy and Management, University of Manchester, UK Mar 2005-Jul 2005: Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Sheffield, UK Oct 2004-Feb 2005: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Universities of Leeds and Sheffield, UK Education 2005: PhD Geography, University of Sheffield UK 2001: MSc Environmental monitoring and assessment in drylands, University of Sheffield, UK 2000: BSc Physical Geography, University of Sheffield, UK.
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Experienced in UNCCD Processes


Land degradation and restoration; Land management; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations; Water management; Ecology; Forests; Poverty reduction/Development; Drought

Available for:

Consultancy; Consultancy to Parties; Consultancy to support reporting process

Contact details:

Twitter: @lindsaystringer
Address: Sustainability Research Institute, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
Phone: +44 113 343 7530





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