Lindsay Miars is a director with EAB. As a member of the cohort services team for the Student Success Collaborative, Lindsay leads webconferences on student success topics and spearheads advisor training, connecting front-line advisors and staff with the innovative resources and skill development they need to better serve changing student populations. Lindsay’s current research explores the theory and practice of academic advising, including strategies for senior leadership to elevate the advising profession at their universities.
Prior to joining EAB, Lindsay was humanities department chair at a Title I charter school in northeast Baltimore. Previously, she was a member of the Teach For America corps in Baltimore and taught seventh- and eighth-grade language arts.
Lindsay holds a bachelor of arts in comparative literature from the University of Michigan and a master of science in education from Johns Hopkins University. Her master’s thesis explored methods for engaging high-ability underachievers in low-income classrooms.