Dr Linda Brown

Academic Developer

Location: Chelmsford

Linda is Academic Developer at Anglia Learning & Teaching. Her work focuses on professional recognition, teaching review, inclusive learning and teaching, and classroom management.

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linda.brown@anglia.ac.uk
01223 684 350
@LDBrownARU

Background

Linda is Academic Developer at Anglia Learning & Teaching. She started at Anglia Ruskin University in 2013, working in the university library and the Language Services Unit. 

Over the course of her career, Linda has taught a range of history and language courses to students in the US, UK, France and Greece. Her entrance into HE came in 1998. Within a semester Linda was enlisted to develop an online US history course. She continued developing and teaching a variety of online, traditional and blended courses over the next 12 years.

Linda recently completed her PhD in Medieval History and Literature. Her PhD thesis, Elegit Domum sibi Placabilem: Choice and the twelfth-century religious woman, identified how and why medieval women made transformative choices and analysed the consequences of those choices.

Qualifications

PhD Medieval History and Literature
Professional Certification (ACLIP) Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
Member of Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship
MA Modern History
Teaching certification (secondary history and French)
BA History/French

Selected recent publications

Brown, L.D., 2016. Inaudito exemplo The Abduction of Romsey's Abbess. Historical Reflections-Reflexions historiques, 42 (1), pp.21-34.

Brown, L.D., 2004.  Odessa. In D. J. Wishart, ed., 2004. Encyclopedia of the Great Plains. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press.

Recent presentations and conferences

Brown, L.D., 2014.  The Aristocratic, albeit temporary, Abbess of Romsey. In: Gender & Status conference. University of Winchester, January 2014.

Brown, L.D., 2013. Constance of France: the Queen England Never Had. In: Royal Studies Network conference. University of Winchester, July 2013.

Brown, L.D., 2010. Running the Good Race: Mary of Blois as a 'Nun on the Run'. In: Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship, International Medieval Congress, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds, July 2010.

Brown, L.D., 2008.  The Veiled Mother. In: Marriage and Mothers, International Medieval Congress, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds, July 2008.

Brown, L.D., 2001.  Mary of Blois: International Woman of Mystery. In:  Journal of Prosopography, Forty-second International Congress of Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 2007.

Brown, L.D., 2007. Coillons in my Hand, Relics in my Wallet. In: Mid-America Medieval Association conference, University of Missouri— Kansas City, February 2007.

Brown, L.D., 2006.  ‘All the Days of Her Life’: the Offering of Girls to God. In: Medieval Children conference, University of Kent, Canterbury, June 2006.

Brown, L.D., 2006.  Medieval Brides: Making, Breaking, and Exchanging Vows. In: Mid-America Medieval Association conference, Emporia State University, February 2006

Brown, L.D., 2005. Giving Shape and Meaning to the Bayeux Tapestry. In: English Graduate Student Association Conference, University of Missouri—Kansas City, November 2005.

Brown, L.D., 2002. Review work and development of ancillary material for American Passages (Ayers, 2001) for Wadsworth Publishers.

Brown, L.D., 2002.  Les Liaisons Dangereuses: The Politics of Sex in Pre-Revolutionary France. In: National Social Sciences conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2002.

Brown, L.D., 2002.  The Struggle to Industrialize: Turner’s England. In: National Social Sciences conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 2002.

Brown, L.D., 1996. Teaching in a Truly Multi-Cultural Setting. In: English Language Schools of the Paris Area conference, Sèvres, France.