Dr. Lisa Welsh

Environment & Society

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Dr. Lisa Welsh

Contact Information

Office Hours: By Appointment
Office Location: NR 352
Phone: (435) 797-0922
Email: lisa.welsh@usu.edu
Additional Information:


Lisa Welsh is a postdoctoral research fellow at Utah State University. She received her Ph.D. from Utah State University in 2014 in Human Dimensions of Ecosystem Science and Management. Her research focuses on water policy, particularly on understanding how policies that address water reallocation challenges can be designed to work within the context of existing water institutions to meet the parameters of efficiency, equity, and effectiveness. She also helps administer the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Graduate Certificate Program at Utah State University. She concentrates on learning more about the role of the NEPA process in land and water management decisions and studies best practices in preparing and writing NEPA documents.


ENVS 3010 – Fundamentals of Natural Resource and Environmental Policy
ENVS 4020 – Foundations of Environmental Studies

Supports the NEPA Graduate Student Curriculum
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Certificate Program