Author Info

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Dr. Katie Linder is currently the director of the Ecampus Research Unit at Oregon State University and the host of several podcasts including You’ve Got This, Think Write Revise, Life Work Q&A, Research in Action, and AcademiGig (co-hosted with Dr. Sara Langworthy). She also serves as an associate editor for the International Journal for Academic Development.

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; self-promotion and personal branding, and teaching and learning with technology.

Her latest works include The Blended Course Design Workbook: A Practical Guide (Stylus, 2016), the edited New Directions volume on Hybrid Teaching and Learning (Wiley, 2017), and Managing Your Professional Identity Online: A Guide for Higher Education (Stylus, 2018). Some of her recent articles can be found in Innovative Higher Education, the Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, and Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance, and e-Learning.

Currently, Katie is under contract for her fourth book Going Alt-Ac: A Guide to Alternative Academic Careers (co-authored with Kevin Kelly and Tom Tobin) and two edited collections on high impact practices in online learning and the business of innovating online. She is also the editor of a forthcoming book series, Thrive Online, due for release from Stylus Publishing in 2018.

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.