Robin Lambert
Policy Information Manager

P-12, Higher Ed

  • Community involvement
  • Race and diversity
  • Rural education
  • Safety and violence
  • Small schools

Robin Lambert is a policy information manager at the Rural School and Community Trust, where she served as long-term editor of Rural Policy Matters. She has worked extensively with K-12 rural schools and communities to develop the resources of place and to address policy issues in order to improve educational opportunities and outcomes for rural students. Lambert researched, wrote and developed graphics for “Violence in U.S. K-12 Schools, 1974-2012: Patterns in Deadly Incidents and Mass Threat,” a report that compiles and analyzes media accounts of lethal violence and mass threat in schools and suggests policies and practices that make schools safer and more successful. Lambert previously served as executive director of Pine Mountain Settlement School and as assistant director of the Program for Rural Services and Research at the University of Alabama. She holds degrees in education, American studies and interior design.