Linda has a BS in Science/Math with a Peace Studies minor from Southern Oregon University (SOU). As a certified mediator, journalist, community organizer, public education employee, and co-director of a small nonprofit, she have been educating the public and students about nuclear issues and conflict resolution in a variety of settings for over 20 years. Her SOU Masters in Management project was collaboration for veterans' health with the Military Science Department. At her graduation in 2007, she was awarded the Universidad de Guanajuato Award at Southern Oregon University as the female outstanding graduate student. She is currently the Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Special Collections Resident Scholar at Oregon State University. A commentary by Linda, "No More War! 50 Years Later," was published in Life@OSU, and she was recently profiled in the article "Peace on Earth is at the heart of OSU doctoral candidate's work."