Biography

Dr. Lynch is a writer, activist and former Dean of the School of Education, Psychology, & Interdisciplinary Studies at Virginia Union University. Before his tenure at Virginia Union, Dr. Lynch was the chairman of the Department of Elementary/Special Education at Langston University and an Associate Professor of Education. Before that, he spent three years as an Assistant Professor of Education and Director of Secondary and Social Studies Programs at Widener University. Before that, Dr. Lynch spent seven years as a K-12 teacher – an experience that gave him an intimate view of the challenges facing genuine education reform.

Dr. Lynch is the owner of Lynch Consulting Group, which offers comprehensive educational consulting services to the P-20 market. Its website can be accessed here: http://www.lyncheducationconsulting.com/. Also, Lynch Consulting Group is the proud owner of two web properties to date, which are both online education magazines. The Edvocate is intended to be a conversation between educators about the best ways to give all P-20 students equal access to education. The Edvocate can be accessed here: http://www.theedadvocate.org. The Tech Edvocate covers the P-20 edtech sector and provides readers with the latest news and opinion on the subject. The Tech Edvocate can be accessed here: http://www.thetechedvocate.org.

Below you will find a list of the books that Dr. Lynch has written or edited. To purchase them, please visit this link.

Lynch, M. (2006). Closing the Racial Academic Achievement Gap. Chicago, IL: African American Images.

Lynch, M. (2011). It’s Time for a Change: School Reform for the Next Decade. Latham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Education.

Lynch, M. (2012). A Guide to Effective  School Leadership Theories. New York: Routledge.

Lynch, M. (Ed.). (2012). A Reappraisal of Black Reconstruction Era Politicians. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Lynch, M. (2014). The Call to Teach: An Introduction to Teaching. Boston, MA: Pearson.

Lynch, M. (Ed.). (2014). Reimagining School Reform and Innovation. New York: Peter Lang Publishing.

Lynch, M. (2017). Understanding Key Education Issues: How We Got Here and Where We Go from Here. New York, New York: Routledge.

If you wish to get in contact with Dr. Lynch, please email him at mlynch@theedadvocate.org or tweet him @lynch39083.