Linda Robson

Linda Robson is an Advisor on Special Projects at the Fowler Center, focusing on the Distinguished Fellows program. She is a doctoral candidate in organizational behavior at Weatherhead School of Management, researching the impact language has on the success of sustainability programs. In 2005 Linda founded Case Western Reserve University’s campus sustainability program and served as the university’s first sustainability coordinator until 2010. Achievements include: the university joining the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment and developing a Climate Action Plan, which will move the research-intensive university toward climate neutrality by 2050. Additionally, Linda began the first sustainability research program for undergraduate students, has taught multiple courses about the intersection of organizational change and sustainability in large systems, launched a campus-wide composting program, and developed Green Teams in each of the university’s schools. Linda speaks at conferences in the US and internationally, on the integration of sustainability in higher education.