Dr. Linda Strubbe

Linda Strubbe, Ph.D., is a science education researcher, instructor, facilitator, curriculum designer and instructor professional developer, through Strubbe Educational Consulting. Her Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley) and first postdoctoral fellowship (Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics) were studying the tidal disruption of stars by massive black holes in the centers of galaxies. In 2015, she transitioned her career to science education. Linda's work focuses on teaching and university instructor professional development in international contexts, especially in Canada, West Africa, Central Asia, and the U.S. She is a Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Pan-African School for Emerging Astronomers and is currently supporting physics departments across four continents who are working to advance equity and inclusion in their universities.