Linden received her B.A. in History and a minor in Anthropology from Texas
A&M University in 2008. In 2007, She participated in the UWF Maritime
Field School, conducting investigations of the 1559 Emanuel Point II wreck
as well as a 19th-century paddlewheel steamer in Seminole, Alabama. Her interests
include reading, traveling, the outdoors, photography, and scuba diving.