Linda Currie, Ph.D.

Linda Currie,

Linda Currie

Associate Professor and Program Manager

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

Dr. Currie came to Peirce College in 1998 with extensive tutoring experience at the high school and college levels. She 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 several committees, General Education liaison to the Health Care Administration program, Program Manager for General Education, and Faculty Mentoring Coordinator.

Dr. Currie has presented professionally and currently serves on the Board for Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Organization for Student Success (PA-NOSS). Dr. Currie has been a leader within PA-NOSS serving as the Awards Committee Chair, Website Manager, Membership Coordinator, and Conference Registrar.

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 to overcome barriers, especially in mathematics and science. Research interests include cognition and anxiety; reading interests include neuroscience and nutrition.

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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