Linda Kowalcky is a Professor of the Practice in the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, where she teaches public policy, public administration, and oversees the School’s experiential learning programs. Her career spans service in federal and local government as well as academia. Most recently, Linda worked for former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, with responsibility for higher education policy, partnerships, campus planning. She also served as senior staff in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Linda previously taught American government and public policy as an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and as an adjunct at Wellesley College, Northeastern University, and the University of Pennsylvania. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from the Johns Hopkins University.