Dr. Linda Simpson
Professor, Department of Human Services, Eastern Illinois University
Dr. Simpson has been a Professor in the Department of Human Services (formerly Family and Consumer Sciences) at Eastern Illinois University for over 20 years and currently serves as the Coordinator for the Financial Literacy Minor. Her subject matter expertise lies in the areas of consumer studies and family resource management where she has taught courses and conducted research related to older consumers and the marketplace. She has provided expertise related to the older consumer via presentations at the Illinois Governor’s Conference on Aging and the Multi-Disciplinary Certificate Program in Geriatrics for Non-Physicians. She has served as an Investigator for outreach and development projects funded by the Illinois Science & Energy Innovation Foundation and co-authored the Consumer’s Guide to Smart Home Devices and Services and the Care Provider’s Guide to Smart Home Devices and Services.