Laura Lindenfeld

Director, Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center & Professor, Communication & Journalism

Lindenfeld photoLaura Lindenfeld has been with the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center since 2000. Lindenfeld’s research focuses on media studies and cultural studies, with a focus on sustainability science. Lindenfeld’s work on Maine’s Sustainability Solutions Initiative develops and tests strategies for collaborating with stakeholders and communities and seeks to understand how these “knowledge-to-action” (KtoA) strategies can help create solutions to pressing sustainability problems.


5784 York Complex #4, Room 209
Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center
University of Maine | Orono, ME 04469.5784

Office Phone: 207.581.3850


  • Ph.D. Cultural Studies, University of California, Davis, 2001
  • M.A. German and Scandinavian Studies, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilmhelms-Universitat, Bonn, Germany, 1992