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Research Specialist I

Lindsey Button

Focus Areas
Community Engagement
Health & Behavioral Health

Lindsey Button was born and raised in Canada, where she received her BSc from Queen’s University, and her MSc in Biological Sciences from Simon Fraser University. Following her Master’s work, she spent three and a half years running a production facility for beneficial insects in Southern California. She has worked extensively with agricultural industry stakeholders, non-profit, and the USDA. Lindsey joined the Public Policy Center in 2019.


M.Sc., Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 2014

B.Sc., Biological Sciences, Queen's University, 2010


Button, L., & Elizabeth E. (2014). Wild bumble bees reduce pollination deficits in a crop mostly visited by managed honey bees. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 197, 255-263.
The Nebraska Strong Recovery Project is a mental health outreach program working with Nebraska communities and individuals. Outreach workers and hotlines provide community-based counseling and identify unmet needs during the COVID-19 pandemic in the state of Nebraska. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funds the Crisis Counseling Program in conjunction with the Center for Mental Health...
Courcelles, D., Button, L., & Elizabeth E. (2013). Bee visit rates vary with floral morphology among highbush blueberry cultivars (Vaccinium corymbosum L.). Journal of Applied Entomology, 137(2013), 693-701.