Linda Winkler is currently Professor of Anthropology at Wilkes University. She earned her PhD in Anthropology from the University of Pittsburgh. Her research interests include global development, international education, global health, and developing broader global partnerships. She has been involved in ongoing international projects in Central America, Africa, and Asia. She received the Chancellor’s Outstanding Teaching Award at the University of Pittsburgh (2005), an Incubator Award from the Savings Lives at Birth USAID/ Gates Foundation for her research and partners in Tanzania and awards from Wilkes University, Midland University and Rotary International for her work in promoting diversity, her international development projects, and career successes. She has published numerous articles and three edited volumes as well as serving as editor for journals on a variety of topics including global development, international education, global health, and anthropology. She has previously served as co-editor for a conference book for the Congress of Political Economists. One of her favorite endeavours has been developing children’s books in Kiswahili for use in East Africa. She is active in professional organizations including as a Board Member for COPE, in the American Anthropological Association and Sigma Xi. She serves as a reviewer for several journals, publishers and grant organizations.