Linda Brown is the Librarian at Maitripa College’s Librarian at the James A. Blumenthal Library. Linda earned an MLIS from Rutgers University in 1999 and a BA in English from the University of Maryland. Before coming to Portland, she worked at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City for over a decade, cataloging and creating metadata for the National Center for Science Literacy, Education, and Technology.

Linda began as a Continuing Education student and library volunteer at Maitripa College in 2012. She managed the integration of the Jim Blumenthal collection into the library and with the dedication of the James A. Blumenthal Library in 2015, developed the position of Librarian.

In 2020, Linda began to also serve in the role of part time Registrar at Maitripa College.  As both the Librarian and Registrar, Linda streamlines and strengthens the relationships between academic programs and courses, prospective and current students, the community, and the library.