Lindsey Godwin
Lindsey Godwin
Affiliated with Business Administration, Robert P. Stiller School of Business
About Lindsey Godwin

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, where she studied with the founding thought leaders in Appreciative Inquiry. 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 the MS in Leadership and MS in Organization Development & Human Relations programs. An acclaimed instructor, 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, having taught & facilitated over 10,000 people. You can find out more about Lindsey's work at

Professional Associations
  • Academy of Management
  • Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
  • Society of Business Ethics

Area of Expertise
  • Social responsibilities of business
  • Positive Organizational Development
  • Appreciative Inquiry
Personal Interests

Playing in the snow with my son and daughter, finding great new restaurants to visit with my husband, and daydreaming about all the amazing things my students are going to do with their careers to make the world a better place