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Welcome to how to: academia, an annual webinar series about how to be a successful academic.

This 9-part series of webinars is a comprehensive set of resources to help you
reflect on your identity as an academic and/or higher education professional.

This webinar series might be for you if:

You want to better understand the why of what you do.

You need additional motivation at this stage of your career.

You need tools and templates to help you be more reflective.

You’re ready to deeply explore your professional values and goals.

Unlocking the mysteries of

professional identity

one webinar at a time.

About the facilitator

Dr. Katie Linder is currently the Associate Vice Chancellor of Digital Strategy and Learning at the University of Colorado Denver.

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. She is a three-time book author and four-time book editor. She writes a weekly essay series called The Academic Creative.

Her latest works include Going Alt-Ac: A Guide to Alternative Academic Careers (Stylus, 2020; co-authored with Kevin Kelly and Tom Tobin), Managing Your Professional Identity Online: A Guide for Faculty, Staff, and Administrators(Stylus, 2018), High-Impact Practices in Online Education (Stylus, 2018; co-edited with Chrysanthemum Hayes), and The Business of Innovating Online (Stylus, 2019). She is also the author of The Blended Course Design Workbook: A Practical Guide (Stylus, 2016).

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.

Learn more about Katie’s work and projects on her professional website.