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Jacquelyn Lynch

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Dean’s Fellow and Honors Faculty Fellow
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1612
Princ Lect RMY+Hon Fac Fellow
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1612
Biography

Since joining the Barrett honors faculty in 2001, Jacquelyn Scott Lynch has specialized in teaching Barrett's signature interdisciplinary seminar, The Human Event, which explores major foundations of human thought and creative expression from antiquity to the present. She also teaches honors seminars on creative non-fiction, modern literature, the history of ideas, and culture and identity. As a Barrett Faculty Mentor for the Lorraine W. Frank Office of National Scholarship Advisement, she mentors students applying for nationally-competed scholarships such as Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships, Fulbright Killam Fellowships, and Undergraduate Fulbright UK Summer Institute  Scholarships.

Professor Scott's twenty years of administrative leadership experience includes chairing the Barrett Honors Faculty and directing the Barrett Faculty Mentoring Program for Teaching Excellence, a program she established in 2007 to help ensure the success of faculty new to teaching honors seminars at ASU. Supported by an Arizona Board of Regents Learner-Centered Education Grant, she founded the Barrett Writing Center (2002-present) and from 2005-2009 participated on the  executive committee that designed Barrett's nine-acre, 140 million dollar campus.

An advocate of undergraduate study abroad, she has taught eleven Barrett educational travel programs in locations such as Florence, Athens, Paris, Berlin, London, Rome, Dublin, and Prague. In 2017-18 she joined ASU's Leadership Academy and led a cohort of 30 ASU faculty through ASU's inaurgural Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) Effective Teaching Practices curriculum. She frequently presents on high impact pedagogy to national and university audiences.

Professor Scott has received the inaugural ASU Provost's Award for Excellence in Classroom Performance (2007), an ASU Faculty Women’s Association Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award (2011), a 2014 Outstanding Achievement and Contribution Award from the ASU Commission on the Status of Women, and the 2015 Associated Students of ASU Centennial Professorship for her support of undergraduate student success. She is a six-time Devils' Advocates "Apple Polisher" Faculty Appreciation honoree and a two-time winner of Barrett's Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Education
  • Ph.D. English and American Literature, Arizona State University 2001
  • M.A. English, Arizona State University 1995
  • B.A. Economics/Business Administration and English Literature (Cum Laude), Minor: International Commerce; Study Abroad, Kalamazoo College's Department of English and Department of Economics 1986 
Publications
  • Jacquelyn Scott Lynch. “‘Inside and Outside at the Same Time’: Language Play in Beckett and Cixous." The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association 45.2 (Fall 2012): 59-74. Print.
  • Jacquelyn Scott Lynch. The "lift of a broken wing": Descent and Selection in The House of Mirth and Summer. The Edith Wharton Review (2009): 1-9. Print.
  • Jacquelyn Scott Lynch. “Postwar Play: Gender Performatives in Faulkner's Soldiers’ Pay.”  The Faulkner Journal 14.1 (Fall 1998): 3-20.  Print.
  • Jacquelyn Lynch. Authoritative Performances: Challenges to the Science of Race from the Harlem Renaissance to the Human Genome. Midwest Modern Language Association, St. Louis, MO (2004).
  • Jacquelyn Lynch. Dismantling Legacies of "Race": Toni Morrison's "Recitatif" and Challenges for 21st-Century Literary Criticism. American Literature Association Conference, Cambridge, MA (2003).
  • Jacquelyn Lynch. Conceptualizing 'Afro-Celtic Connections: The Harlem and Irish Renaissances. Pedagogy, Praxis, and Politics: Multi-Ethnic Literature in U.S. Education, MELUS, Seattle, WA (2002).
Research Activity
  • Lynch,Jacquelyn M*. THE HUMAN EVENT WRITING CENTER. AZ BOARD OF REGENTS(4/1/2002 - 6/30/2003).
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 171The Human Event
HON 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 272The Human Event
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 171The Human Event
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 394Special Topics
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 272The Human Event
HON 394Special Topics
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 171The Human Event
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 380Aesthetics and Society
HON 394Special Topics
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 272The Human Event
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 171The Human Event
HON 394Special Topics
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 394Special Topics
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 272The Human Event
HON 394Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 171The Human Event
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 394Special Topics
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 272The Human Event
Honors / Awards
  • 2007 Arizona State University’s inaugural Provost's Faculty Achievement Award in Teaching Performance
  • 2006 Faculty Award for Outstanding Academic Service, Barrett 
  • 2010 Barrett Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence
  • 2011 ASU Faculty Women’s Association Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award
  • 2014 CSW Outstanding Achievement and Contribution Award from the ASU Commission on the Status of Women
  • 2015 ASU Centennial Professor for her support of undergraduate student success by the Associated Students of ASU.
  • Member of ASU's peerLA Leadership Academy
  • Five-time Devils' Advocates "Apple Polisher" Faculty Appreciation honoree