Course Credits and References


Mary Gebhart

Course Author Mary Gebhart (B.A., M.A.) completed her Master of Arts at Michigan State University specializing in American Studies (U.S. History, Literature, and Ethnography of Sex and Gender). She has over 15 years of experience teaching and presenting information literacy, research methodology, cultural diversity, critical thinking, ethics philosophy, as well as history, law, and writing.

Linda Zavadil

Course Instructor

Linda Zavadil, with a BA and MA in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University, is an accomplished business management professional with over 20 years of experience. Her expertise covers finance, human resources, customer relations, and recruitment, particularly in managing large-scale organizations. Linda has successfully overseen multi-million dollar budgets, mediated personnel issues, and developed comprehensive training and policies for organizational managers and employees. Her skill in harmonizing various business areas—accounting, finance, HR, marketing, sales, and customer service—has been pivotal in boosting company profitability and efficiency. Linda's strategic and holistic approach makes her a distinguished figure in the realm of business management.