Lyndsay Durham, M.Ed.


Academic Advisor

Lyndsay Durham holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Commonwealth University where she majored in Forensic Science and minored in Chemistry. Durham received her Master of Education degree from VCU specializing in Curriculum and Instruction. During her graduate career, Durham was named a Noyce Scholar as part of a National Science Foundation (NSF) initiative to recognize driven and exemplary science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teachers.

Professional Experience
Durham began her professional career in forensic science at the Virginia Department of Forensic Science in the Breath Alcohol Section. In 2012, Durham began working at VCU to investigate new and emerging technologies as part of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCoE) partnership. Durham continues to work in the Department of Forensic Science at VCU as the Department’s Advisor for undergraduate students and teaches a general education course for non-majors. Durham has presented at conferences about trends in academic advising, maintains collaborative relationships both internally and externally to continue to develop and supplement the Department’s advising program. Durham is an active member of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) and enjoys serving on the Undergraduate Academic Advising Board (UAAB) along with other committees within the University community that advocate for resources to promote student success.