Lindsay Monahan is the Associate Director of Research Security in the Office of Research Administration (ORA) for Harvard Medical School (HMS). She serves as the HMS and Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) Export Control Administrator. In her role, Lindsay leads the Research Security team and manages the export control and research security compliance programs for the HMS and HSDM communities. She partners with departments and offices, as well as the broader University community, to develop best practices to ensure that research and sponsored programs are compliant with applicable laws and regulations, sponsor terms and conditions, and University and HMS policy. Lindsay also serves on Harvard University’s Export Control Council. Prior to joining HMS ORA, Lindsay worked in the defense industry for 9 years managing contracts and export compliance programs. Lindsay holds a BA in Psychology and an MA in Editorial Studies from Boston University, as well as a Master’s Certificate in Contract Management from George Washington University.