Linda Kiltz, Adjunct Faculty
Dr. Linda Kiltz is the former the Academic Program Director for the Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Policy, Master of Science in Nonprofit Management and Leadership and Master of Science in Emergency Management in the School of Public Policy and Administration at Walden University. She was also a professor in the MPA program at Texas A & M University in Corpus Christi. Dr. Kiltz has over two decades of leadership experience working in both the nonprofit and government sector developing and implementing innovative programs and policies to address community problems including crime and violence, poverty and hunger, and emergency preparedness among vulnerable populations. Besides working in higher education, Dr. Kiltz has worked in the U.S. Army, in local law enforcement, and in nonprofit organizations dedicated to preventing family violence.
Her publications include editing and writing chapters for a textbook in homeland security called, Critical Issues in Homeland Security (2014).
Her current research is focused on the impacts of climate change on food production and human security worldwide.