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Linda Currie, Ph.D.

Linda Currie,

Linda Currie

Associate Professor and Program Manager

Ph.D.Capella University
M.S Shippensburg University
B.S.E.D Shippensburg University

Subject Areas: Mathematics and Science

Dr. Linda Currie serves as the Program Manager and concurrently as Associate Professor of General Education at Peirce College. Dr. Currie holds a Master of Science in Mathematics with undergraduate degrees in Math and Chemistry Education (PA teacher certifications: secondary Math and Chemistry). She enjoyed a mostly traditional college experience where she was a student leader and tutor. Dr. Currie furthered her education obtaining a Doctoral degree in Education in 2014 - her dissertation focused on mathematics anxiety in adult undergraduate business students.

She came to Peirce College in 1998 with extensive tutoring experience at the high school and college levels. Dr. Currie teaches both math and science at Peirce College in addition to curriculum development and instructional design for several courses. She serves the College as a member of the Perkins Participatory Planning committee (oversight committee for the Carl D. Perkins grant), General Education liaison to the Health Care Administration program, Program Manager for General Education, Faculty Mentoring Coordinator and is currently co-chair of the Developmental Education committee.

She has presented professionally and currently serves on the Board for Pennsylvania Association of Developmental Educators (PADE). Dr. Currie serves PADE as the Awards Committee Chair and Website Manager.

Dr. Currie is passionate about education and unraveling the mysteries that surround impasses to learning. She enjoys helping individuals explore their personal strengths and weaknesses and to overcome barriers, especially in mathematics and science. Research interests include cognition and anxiety; reading interests include neuroscience and nutrition.

She is excited about strong analytical female role models such as 2013 Miss America Erin Brady, an at-risk, first generation, successful college graduate and financial analyst. Erin is someone Dr. Currie sees as a good role model for Peirce students of any age.

Dr. Currie was the 2012 recipient of the Peirce College, Arthur J. Lendo, Continuous Quality Improvement Award for Leadership. She was also the 2015 recipient of the Peirce College, Hamilton Award for academic excellence and integrity.

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