Lindsay Coco

PhD, 2015


Lindsay Coco is the Assistant Director for Initiatives in the Division of Academic Enhancement at UGA where she works with first-year students, first generation and scholar programs. Prior to her current position, she worked in faculty development at the Center for Teaching and Learning. As a student at IHE, she worked at the UGA Honors college and later as a research assistant for IHE faculty member Sheila Slaughter and alumni Barrett Taylor’s NSF grant. Prior to joining the UGA community, Lindsay worked for the Qatar Foundation in Doha, Qatar for numerous years.

Lindsay’s research interests include internationalization topics such as, international student recruitment and mobility, as well as institutional resource stratification and gender issues in higher education. Her research collaborations have resulted in an article in press at Journal of Higher Education and a co-authored book chapter in Higher Education, Stratification, and Workforce Development: Competitive Advantage in Europe, the US, and Canada.

Lindsay earned her bachelor degree in international studies and economics and her master's degree in educational administration from Texas A&M University.