Dr. Kathryn (Katie) Linder is the Research Director for Extended Campus where she helps makes research actionable through the creation of evidence-based resources related to effective online teaching, learning, and program administration toward the fulfillment of the goals of OSU's mission statement. Katie earned her B.A. in English Literature and Creative Writing from Whitworth University and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Women’s Studies from The Ohio State University. She is the author of Rampage Violence Narratives (Lexington Books, 2014) and the forthcoming Blended Course Design Workbook: A Practical Guide (Stylus, 2016). Some of her more recent journal publications can be found in Innovative Higher Education and the Journal of Open, Distance, and e-Learning.