Linda Dale Bloomberg
Dr. Linda Dale Bloomberg (Ed.D. Adult Education and Organizational Learning, Columbia University; M.A. Counseling Psychology, Organizational Psychology, and Education) has over two decades of experience in non-profit, Higher Education, and Distance Learning. Her teaching and research experience includes instruction at Teachers College, Columbia University, and graduate online programs at Rider University, and Northcentral University. She served for four years 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. Dr. Bloomberg is founder of Bloomberg Associates and ILIAD (Institute for Learning Innovations and Adult Development), and a cofounder of Columbia University’s Global Learning and Leadership Institute. She consults to numerous research and nonprofit advisory boards, and in 202O was invited to serve on the Future Talent Council, Global Advisory Board for Faculty and Staff Development. She is author and editor of numerous journal publications in the fields of qualitative research, leadership development, adult learning, and distance education. Her most recent book publications include the fourth edition of Completing your Qualitative Dissertation: A Road Map from Beginning to End (Sage, 2019) and Engaging and Empowering Adult Learners (Teachers College Press, forthcoming 2021). Dr. Bloomberg serves as Chair for multiple doctoral dissertation candidates, coaches higher education faculty to teach online, and presents regularly at national and international professional conferences on topics related to qualitative research, qualitative dissertation instruction, online learning, and professional development for online pedagogy.