Rev. Dr. Andrea (Andi) Lloyd

Rev. Dr. Andrea (Andi) Lloyd is pastor of the Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine, United Church of Christ.  She received her M.Div. from Yale Divinity in 2022.  Prior to her career in ministry, Andi was an ecologist.  She received a PhD in ecology and evolutionary biology from the University of Arizona in 1996, and went on to serve as a professor of biology at Middlebury College from 1996 until 2020.  She served as the Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Middlebury from 2012 through June 2019.  In her work as an ecologist, she studied the effects of climate change on forests in Alaska and Siberia.  She taught classes on plant ecology, evolution, and climate change, and authored/co-authored more than 30 articles and book chapters on climate change.  Along with Rev. Andy Nagy-Benson, she is the author of Letters to the Ecotone: Ecology, Theology, and Climate Change (Resource Publications, 2022).