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Linda Strausbaugh | Professor Emerita, University of Connecticut

Current Position and Past Experience
Linda Strausbaugh is a Professor Emerita at the University of Connecticut, where she worked for more than three decades, led the University’s Professional Science Master’s initiative, founded the PSM in Applied Genomics, and taught undergraduate and graduate courses.

She has also been the Vice President for Publications and Director for Strategic Initiatives at the National Professional Science Master’s Association. In 2021 she received a Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding service to the organization.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Strausbaugh held Postdoctoral Fellowships in Molecular Biology at John Hopkins University and the University of Pennsylvania.

She earned her PhD in Biology from Wesleyan University, and a Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences from Wright State University.

Honors include the University of Connecticut Alumni Association Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, Finalist in the Connecticut Women of Innovation Award, and the Silver Prize from the Connecticut Quality Improvement Award Partnership.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Strausbaugh is an amateur gardener, devoted reader of science fiction, and an enthusiastic supporter of live theatre.

You can connect with Linda on LinkedIn