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Kathryn Leona Lynch

English educator

Kathryn Leona Lynch, American English educator. National Endowment of the Humanities fellow, 1987. Member Modern Language Association, Northeast Modern Language Association, Medieval Academy, Gower Society, New Chaucer Society.

Background

Lynch, Kathryn Leona was born on March 30, 1951 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Frank William and Marilyn Leona (Hopwood) Lynch.

Education

AB, Stanford University, 1973. Master of Arts, University Virginia, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, University Virginia, 1982.

Career

Postdoctoral scholar Center Medieval/Renaissance Studies, University of California at Los Angeles, 1982-1983. Lecturer University of California at Los Angeles Writing Programs, 1982-1983. Assistant professor English, Wellesley (Massachusetts) College, 1983-1989, associate professor, since 1989, co-director 1st year writing program, 1988-1991.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Northeast Modern Language Association, Medieval Academy, Gower Society, New Chaucer Society.

Connections

Married Robert Edward McDonnell, July 27, 1974. Children: Michael Kelly, Madeline Leona, Leo Aeneas.

father:
Frank William Lynch

mother:
Marilyn Leona (Hopwood) Lynch

spouse:
Robert Edward McDonnell

children:
Michael Kelly Lynch

Madeline Leona Lynch

Leo Aeneas Lynch