Lindsay Sansom

Lindsay Sansom

Research Assistant Professor

Research Scientist with Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture

Senior Advisor for Academic Programs with Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture

  (979) 845-6075

  CSA 301D


Research Key Words:

Institutional Analysis and Development

Socio-Ecological Systems Dynamics

International Water Law and Governance

Coupled Human-Environment Interactions

Transboundary Water Sharing

Natural Resource Management

U.S. – Mexico Border Issues

Risk and Trust in Decision-making

Selected Publications


Hannibal, B., Sansom, L., & E. Portney, K. (2018). The effect of local water scarcity and drought on water conservation behaviors. Environmental Sociology, 1-14.


Sansom L. “Transboundary Water Sharing: Risk Perceptions Held by Texas Border Decision-Makers” Accepted. Texas Water Journal.


Sansom G., Cizmas L., Aargi K., Dixon B., Kirsch K, Katare A., Sansom L., Vulnerable Populations Exposed to Lead-Contaminated Drinking Water Within Houston Ship Channel Communities. Accepted. MDPI International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.


Texas A&M University, Ph.D. in Ecosystem Science and Management

Boston University, MA in International Relations and Environmental Policy

St. Edwards University, BA in International Relations


Presidential Transformational Teaching Grant

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