Lindsay Getschel

Former Research Assistant

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Lindsay Getschel is a Research Assistant with the Environmental Security program at the Stimson Center. Her research focuses on the intersection between climate change and conflict, with a focus on coastal communities, and its impact on global security. She is also conducting research in the program on seafood traceability and the impact of illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing on local and international security. She received her Masters in International Relations from the London School of Economics. She also holds a Bachelors in Political Science with summa cum laude honors from Luther College. Prior to joining Stimson, she interned at the U.N. Department of Peacekeeping Operations where she assisted in the development of rule of law programs in current peacekeeping missions. She has also interned at the Center for International Policy in their Win Without War campaign.

Research & Writing

A Qualitative Assessment of SIMP Implementation in Four Countries

Overview The Walton Family Foundation (WFF) commissioned the Stimson Center to assess the impact and effectiveness of the US Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP) implementation in four seafood-producing countries: Chile, Peru, Mexico, and Indonesia…

UN Security Council Can Do More to Address Climate Change

There is no question that climate change is a threat multiplier that plays a role in the instigation and continuation of conflict. And yet, it has been 12 year since the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) held its first debate on the security impli…

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Amanda Shaver Quoted on Policing to Restore Indonesia’s Fisheries

Tough policing is restoring Indonesia’s fisheries [by Nithin Coca] Read full article here.

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