Miami University
Sociology & Gerontology

Faculty & Staff

Jean M. Lynch

Chair, Department of Sociology and Gerontology
Professor of Sociology
Women's Studies Program Affiliate

Office:

375-C Upham Hall

Phone:

513-529-3811

Fax:

513-529-8525

Email:

lynchjm@miamioh.edu


Education

1988

PhD Sociology

Brown University

1982

AM Sociology

University of Rhode Island

1970

AB Sociology

University of Rhode Island


Areas of Specialization

Disability, queer studies, gay/lesbian relationships and families, applied sociology

 

 


Selected Publications

Articles

 

 

Lynch, Jean M. and McMahon-Klosterman, Kathy.  Invited.  "Guiding the Acquisition of Therapist Ally Identity: Research on the GLBT Stepfamily as Resource," Journal of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Transgender Family Studies, 2007, Volume 2 (3/4), 123-151.  (Reprinted as book chapter)

 

 

Lynch, Jean M. "Identity Transformation:  Stepparents in lesbian/gay stepfamilies", Journal of Homosexuality, 2004, Volume 48(2): 45-60.

 

 

Lynch, Jean M. "Identity transformation:  Biological parents in lesbian/gay stepfamilies", Journal of Homosexuality, 2003, Volume 47(2): 91-109.

 

 

 

 

Book Chapters

 

 

Lynch, Jean.  Invited.  "Rights of the Disabled" in the Leading Rogue State:  The U.S. and Human Rights, edited by Judith Blau, David L. Brunsma, Alberta Moncada, and Cathy Zimmer.  CO:  Paradigm Press, 2008. 21pp.

 

 

 

 

 

Limited Circulation Monographs/Technical Reports

 

 

Lynch, Jean.  "Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project:  Final Report."  A report submitted to the Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyer's Project, March 2008:  44 pp.

 

 

Jendrek, Margaret Platt and Lynch, Jean.  "Student Debt and Alumni Giving."  A report submitted to American Student Assistance.  Web-based verbal and written publication of power point presentation, "The Impact of Student Debt on Alumni Giving," April 2007: 135 pp.

 

 

Lynch, Jean.  "Evaluation of Fast Forward Schools:  Focus Groups and Student Surveys."  A report submitted to Miami University Middletown's Applied Research Center for their Fast Forward Evaluation, November 2006:  78 pp.

 

 

 

 

 

Recent Presentations

 

 

Lynch, Jean and McMahon-Klosterman, "Becoming Allies," Presented at the 2008 Association for Humanist Sociology Annual Meeting, November 6-November 9, 2008.

 

 

Lynch, Jean.  "The Leading Rogue State:  Individual Rights and the Disabled," Presented at the 2008 Boston Human Rights:  Ideas and Action Meeting, Boston, MA, July 31, 2008.

 

 

Lynch, Jean and Kathy McMahon-Klosterman.  "Constructing and Adopting an Ally Identity," Presented at the 2008 Association for Humanist Sociology Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, Novmeber 5-November 9, 2008.

 

 

Lynch, Jean and Kathy McMahon-Klosterman.  " Student Guide to Activism on a College Campus" (with students Sami Schalk, Megan Albertz, Jill Gottke).  Presented at the 2007 Association for Humanist Sociology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 24-October 28, New Orleans, LA, 2007.

 

 

Lynch, Jean, Kathy McMahon-Klosterman and Kathy Tiemann.  Gay and Lesbian Families and their Allies.  Presented at the 2007 Association for Humanist Sociology Annual Meeting, October 24-October 28, New Orleans, LA, 2007.

 

 

Lynch, Jean, Margaret Platt Jendrek and Duane F. Quinn.  "The Connection after Graduation:  The Impact of Student Debt on Alumni Giving:  Final Results," Presented at the American Student Assistance Annual Conference, Boston, MA, June 18-20, 2007.