Cathleen Moore-Linn earned an MFA in English and writing from Long Island University in 2002 and a BA in communication from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa in 1983.

Moore-Linn has been with the University of Guam since October 2002 as its director of Integrated Marketing Communications. Prior to this, she worked in a similar capacity at Guam Community College. Moore-Linn has also taught courses as an adjunct instructor at both institutions. She is a short story writer, a former journalist and has an extensive background in public relations and marketing. Moore-Linn has been a resident of Guam since 1976.