Marcia Linn, Ph.D., is a professor of development and cognition specializing in the education of mathematics, science and technology in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley. Her books include Computers, Teachers, Peers (2000), Internet Environments for Science Education (2004), Designing Coherent Science Education (2008), WISE Science (2009), and Science Learning and Instruction (2011). Dr. Linn also chairs the Technology, Education—Connections (TEC) series for Teachers College Press and is a member of the National Academy of Education and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Psychological Association, and the Association for Psychological Science.
In addition, Dr. Linn directs the National Science Foundation-funded Technology-Enhanced Learing in Science (TELS) Center and the Web-Based Inquiry Science Environment (WISE). Her board service includes the American Association for the Advancement of Science board, the Graduate Record Examination Board of the Educational Testing Service, the McDonnell Foundation Cognitive Studies in Education Practice board, and the Education and Human Resources Directorate at the National Science Foundation. She has twice been a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences.