Linda Jarvin

Linda Jarvin, Ph.D., is the Dean of Paris College of Art (Paris, France) and an Associate Professor at Tufts University (MA, USA). She received her PhD in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Paris V (France) and her postdoctoral training at Yale University (USA). Her research and publications focus on education and talent development, including in the performing and visual arts. She has extensive experience with curriculum design, professional development training for teachers and higher education faculty, student assessment, educational programmatic evaluation, and higher education institutional quality assurance. In addition, Linda has designed, implemented, and managed several large-scale health and education programs in sub-Saharan Africa.