Linda Flynn-Wilson, Ph.D.

Dr. Linda Flynn-WilsonProfessor and Chair


Office: 246 Bicentennial Education Center
Phone: 504-280-6541
Fax: 504-280-5588


Educational Background:
Bachelors in Science, Murray State University, 1972
Masters in Education, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1976
Ph.D., Special Education with an area of emphasis in Early Childhood Special Education,
University of Illinois, 1990

Dr. Flynn serves as an administrator in the Department of Special Education and Habilitative Services in the role of Chair. In addition, she is the Coordinator of the Early Intervention Program (children from birth-to-five years old and their families). She has directed several federal and state projects on the topics of inclusive education, cross-cultural competence, teaming and collaboration, program development, and personnel preparation for doctoral and master's programs. Dr. Flynn has past experience as a teacher in the preschool classroom as well as working with infants and toddlers in homes and community-based programs. Her line of research is concerns, priorities, and resources of families who have young children with disabilities.