- B.A., English, University of Massachusetts
- M.A., Smith College
Linda Trombley has worked as an adjunct professor at USM since 1991, for the Learning Assistance Program, then the English Department. She has also taught at St. Joseph's College, The University of New England, and York County Community College. She began her academic career in her twenties, and worked her way through an associates degree in liberal arts, then a BA in English from the University of Massachusetts, and an MA from Smith College.