Lindsay holds a B.A. in History from Biola University (2003) and an M.A. from Stanford University (2009), where her thesis was a multidisciplinary study of German public memory and the Holocaust through historical writing and film. She is a PhD student and studies the connection between American public memory, K-12 education, and the American Indian Wars in the late nineteenth century. Other research interests include history education, film history, native identity reclamation movements, and comparative horsemanship.