Research fellow, Cornell University

Dr. Lamb is a jointly appointed Development Fellow at the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future at Cornell University and the School of Civil Engineering at The University of Queensland. She holds a PhD in Tropical Marine Ecology and Fisheries Biology from James Cook University in Australia. Her research focuses on improving human and ocean health by finding solutions to minimize disease outbreaks associated with urbanization and development.


  • 2018–present
    Development Fellow, Cornell University & The University of Queensland
  • 2016–present
    Impact for Innovation Fellow, Cornell University & Environmental Defense Fund
  • 2014–2016
    NatureNet Science Fellow, Cornell University & The Nature Conservancy


  • 2014 
    James Cook University, PhD Tropical Marine Ecology and Fisheries Biology