Linda Tate, PHD


Through her company, Tate Communications, Dr. Linda Tate provides writing and editorial services to KHA Inc. 

Dr. Tate holds a PhD in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was formerly on the faculty at West Virginia’s Shepherd University and the University of Denver’s Writing Program. Dr. Tate’s commitment to teaching excellence in her 26 years in higher education was recognized in 2004, when she was named the West Virginia Professor of the Year.

Based in Boulder, Colorado, Dr. Tate is now a writer, editor, project manager, and meeting planner, with clients ranging from the Smithsonian Institution and the University of Michigan to Caddis Architects and Children at Risk. She also works extensively with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, GENYOUth Foundation, and the National Dairy Council, among other philanthropic and nonprofit organizations.  

Dr. Tate has written or edited three books, most recently Power in the Blood: A Family Narrative (Ohio U P, 2009). She is currently writing her fourth book, Ferguson Girl: A Story of Family, Place, and Race, based on her experiences growing up in the ‘60s and ‘70s a mile from the Michael Brown shooting. Dr. Tate keeps readers and listeners entertained with her weekly blog and podcast, StoryWeb: Storytime for Grownups.