Linda Hasunuma, Ph.D.

Assistant Director, Center for the Advancement of Teaching

As Assistant Director of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching, Linda develops and facilitates trainings and workshops to support active learning, student-centered teaching, and inclusive pedagogy.


With two decades of teaching experience at institutions ranging from large research universities to liberal arts colleges on the east and west coast, she has dedicated her career to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education. At previous institutions and within her discipline, she created initiatives to support women, minorities, and first-generation students and faculty. Linda earned her BA and PhD in Political Science at the University of California, Los Angeles, and has published on gender, ethnic politics, and the #MeToo movement in peer-reviewed journals. She has been interviewed by the BBC World NewsThe Economist, and NPR; and presented papers at national and international conferences for her work on Asia.


At Temple, her research focus is on inclusive pedagogy. She is available for one-on-one consultations and classroom observations.

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