Author Info

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Dr. Katie Linder is currently the executive director for program development at Kansas State University Global Campus and the host of several podcasts including You’ve Got This, Coach to Coach, and Make Your Way (co-hosted with Dr. Sara Langworthy).

Katie is an avid writer and researcher with a passion for process and peeking behind the scenes at what it takes to be a successful academic. For the past several years, her work has focused on blended course design best practices, institutional supports for accessible online learning, and research literacy for scholarship of teaching and learning practitioners and distance education stakeholders. She speaks on topics related to writing and publication; creativity and productivity;  and teaching and learning with technology.

Her latest works include Going Alt-Ac: A Guide to Alternative Academic Careers (co-authored with Kevin Kelly and Tom Tobin; Stylus, 2020), The Business of Innovating Online (Stylus, 2019),  High-Impact Practices in Online Education (co-edited with Chrysanthemum Hayes; Stylus, 2018), and Managing Your Professional Identity Online: A Guide for Higher Education (Stylus, 2018).

Katie is also the editor of the Thrive Online book series.

Katie earned her BA in English Literature from Whitworth University in Spokane, WA, and her MA and PhD in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from The Ohio State University.