Dr. Jason Lynch

Dr. Jason Lynch is a passionate educator and innovative scholar-practitioner. He is a native North Carolinian and first-generation college student, growing up in Whiteville, a small rural town in the southeastern region of the state. His scholarship and teaching is informed by his practical experience in functional areas including Housing & Residence Life, Student Conduct, Leadership Development, Multicultural Affairs, Fraternity & Sorority Life, Assessment & Evaluation, and Statewide System Policy & Governance. He is committed to equipping educators and educational leaders with the tools to provide transformational learning opportunities for students while also fostering the growth and well-being of staff, faculty, and leadership. Learn more about Jason at jasonlynchphd.com or connect via LinkedIn at /in/jasonlynchphd.


  • Ph.D. in Higher Education, Old Dominion University
  • M.S. in Higher Education Administration, North Carolina State University
  • B.A. in Psychology & B.S. in Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington 


  • HE 5860 - Student Development & the 21st Century College Student
  • HE 6370 - Designing Culturally Responsive Learning Environments
  • HE 5220 - Exploring Digital Learning Environments
  • HE 5540 - Trauma-Informed Leadership in Higher Education

Research Areas 

  • Explorations of the nature and impact of tramatic stress, secondary traumatic stress, and organizational trauma within education contexts
  • The role of wellness and wellbeing in creating sustainable work environments for educators  
  • Understanding and addressing the differential experiences of trama and wellbeing as an issue of equity and social justice in education 
Title: Assistant Professor of Higher Education
Department: Leadership & Educational Studies

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-8095

Fax: (828) 262-6035

Office address
212H College of Education
Mailing address
131 College St, Suite 204
ASU Box 32068