Dennis Lynn

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Dennis Lynn

Senior Instructor II, Human Development and Family Sciences

Tykeson Hall 302H
1500 SW Chandler Avenue
Bend, OR 97702
United States

Ph.D. in Human Development and the Family

Dennis Lynn is a senior instructor in human development and family sciences. Having served in a number of administrative and faculty positions at other colleges and universities, he joined the faculty of OSU-Cascades in March 2009. Before moving to Bend, Dennis worked with HIV Alliance in Eugene, Oregon.

Dennis received his PhD in Human Development and the Family from the University of Nebraska and has focused much of his time and energy on encouraging strong, healthy and resilient families. Two of his favorite courses to teach are “Families and Poverty” and “Religion and the Family.

Dennis served two terms as a board member of the United Way of Deschutes County, and can presently be found volunteering every Tuesday night at Family Kitchen in Bend. Through the “Families and Poverty” course, Dennis continues to stay involved with agencies and other organizations in the community that work diligently to help people whose needs are often overlooked and underserved.