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Lindsay Key

Assistant Director, Faculty

Lindsay Key assists with marketing, recruitment, and alumni engagement efforts, in addition to teaching a core course in the Master of Natural Resources (Online) program. Lindsay’s professional background is in journalism, creative writing, and organizational science communication. She is passionate about using creative storytelling techniques to engage a broad audience with science and the environment.

Throughout her career, she has served in various marketing and communications roles at Duke University, Virginia Tech, and the University of North Carolina Wilmington, working with university leaders and scientists to develop communication strategies for reaching targeted audiences. She received her Master of Natural Resources degree from Virginia Tech and her Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She received her undergraduate degrees in English and Communication Studies from Virginia Tech. In the MNR program, she teaches Leadership Communications for Sustainability Professionals with an emphasis on environmental communications, emotional intelligence, and leadership development.

  • Environmental communication
  • Science writing
  • Human dimensions of natural resources
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Organizational communication
  • Public relations
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Leadership development

Lindsay Key Resume.pdf