Lindsey N. Godwin, Ph.D.

Stiller Endowed Professor of Management & Academic Director of the Cooperrider Center 
Champlain College
P.O. Box 670
Burlington VT, 05402

Phone: 802-860-2796

Lindsey Godwin, Ph.D. is a professor, practitioner, and possibilitizer who has a passion for creating transformational learning spaces for individuals and organizations.  She holds a Master of Science in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from the Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution George Mason University, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. She currently holds the Robert P. Stiller Endowed Chair of Management in the Stiller School of Business at Champlain College (Vermont, USA), where she also serves as the Academic Director of the David L. Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry (AI), and the lead faculty for Champlain’s MS in Leadership and MS in Organization Development & Human Relations programs.  

An active thought-leader in the field of OD and Change, her work has been published in a variety of outlets, including the Journal of Business Ethics, The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, the Oxford Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship, Practicing Organization Development (4th Edition), the Research Handbook of Responsible Management, the 4th volume of Advances in Appreciative Inquiry, the journal of Human Performance, and Psychology Today. She also serves on the editorial team for the AI Practitioner Journal. An acclaimed scholar-practitioner, she earned the Edward Lyman Phelps Professorship, Champlain College’s highest recognition for a faculty member.  

A sought-after international speaker, consultant, and facilitator, Lindsey has worked with individuals and organizations across the globe– including the United Nations, Imagine Nepal, Ben & Jerry’s, IPEN, World Vision, Dealer Tire, the City of Tampa, and many others– having taught & facilitated over 10,000 people.