Linda Hasunuma, Ph.D.

Assistant Director, Center for the Advancement of Teaching

Linda joined the CAT as an assistant director in January of 2020. She supports faculty and graduate students through one-on-one consultations, classroom observations, and workshops. She supports the CAT with its Teaching for Equity Institute, Provost Teaching Academy, Student-Oriented Active Redesign program, and custom workshops on inclusive pedagogy and other areas of professional development, such as writing teaching and diversity statements.  

With over fifteen years of teaching experience, she has dedicated her career to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education. Within her discipline and at previous institutions, she created initiatives in support of women, minorities, and first-generation students and faculty. She earned her BA and PhD in Political Science at the University of California, Los Angeles, and has published in peer-reviewed journals and given commentary to the BBC World NewsThe Economist, and WBEZ/NPR for her work on gender politics in East Asia.  

Linda is the founder of Temple University’s first affinity group for AAPI faculty and staff and has two forthcoming publications on inclusive pedagogy: an article for a special issue in the Journal of Political Science Education and a book with Ariel Siegelman for Stylus publishers on digital storytelling. 

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