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Jacqueline Lynch

Title: Associate Professor

Office: ZEB 259A

Phone: 305-348-3507


Specialty: Literacy Education

Department(s): Teaching and Learning

Jackie Lynch joined FIU as an Associate Professor in January 2017 after working as an Assistant/Associate Professor of Education at York University, Toronto, Canada for over a decade. Jackie has conducted literacy research in the US and Canada across age groups, with a focus on early childhood and the elementary school level. She has published and presented widely in the literacy field on the areas of early literacy development, family literacy, and teacher professional development. She has an interest in literacy beliefs as well as literacy practice. Jackie has elementary school teaching experience in Canada and South Korea.


  • SSHRC Post-doctoral Research Fellow (Michigan State University)
  • Ph.D. (University of British Columbia)
  • M.Ed., B.Ed. (Memorial University of Newfoundland)

Research Areas

Early literacy development; family literacy; teacher professional development in language and literacy; parental involvement; sociocognitive and sociocultural approaches to teaching and learning literacy; literacy beliefs; gender

Dr. Lynch is available for graduate supervision.


Publications & Presentations

View select publications and recent presentations by Dr. Lynch.