Amanda Liford


Amanda Liford is a science data manager at the U.S. Geological Survey, within the Science Analytics Synthesis program, and the Science Data Management branch. She is responsible for managing the USGS Data Mangement Website, a resource for best practices and guidance on data-related topics. She is a core member of teams managing ScienceBase data release, the USGS Model Catalog, and the Community for Data Integration.


  • Sewanee: The University of the South, Sewanee, TN
    B.A. in Ecology & Biodiversity (2016)
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
    M.S. in Library & Information Science (2019)