Dr. Linda Dale Bloomberg is founder of Bloomberg Associates, ILIAD (Institute for Learning Innovations and Adult Development) and Advanced Learning Solutions, and a cofounder of Columbia University’s Global Learning and Leadership Institute. She previously served as senior researcher for the South African Human Sciences Research Council and National Institute for Personnel Research, focusing on change management, diversity initiatives, and workplace learning.
Since 2013, she has worked with National University’s School of Education as associate director of faculty support and development and full professor of education. In this capacity, she coaches and evaluates online faculty, develops curriculum for graduate research courses, and serves as dissertation chair and subject matter expert for online doctoral candidates. She also serves in an advisory and leadership capacity for the university’s community engagement platform and was a founding member of the University’s diversity committee. She consults to numerous research and nonprofit advisory boards, and was invited to serve on the Future Talent Council, Global Advisory Board for Faculty and Staff Development, and as Mentor in Residence for SAGE Publications.
Dr. Bloomberg presents regularly at national and international professional conferences on topics related to qualitative research, online learning, and professional development for online pedagogy, and is the author and editor of numerous publications in these fields. She received her doctorate in adult and organizational learning from Teachers College, Columbia University, and holds master’s degrees in counseling psychology and organizational psychology from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.