Prior to joining the faculty at Colorado State University, Lynn was on the faculty at San Diego State University, University of California, Irvine, and Georgia State University. She has also been a Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science, the University of Toulouse, Dauphine University, and Chinese University of Hong Kong. Lynn’s research focuses on the employment relationship and work force diversity and inclusion. Her work has appeared in elite scholarly journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, and Journal of Organizational Behavior. Lynn teaches human resource management, organizational behavior, and leadership.
Lynn has held leadership roles in the Academy of Management, currently serving on the Board of Governors, having served as Human Resources Division Chair (2000-2001), Chair (2011-2012) for the Diversity and Inclusion Theme Committee, and Gender and Diversity in Organizations Executive Committee (2011-2014). She also served as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Psychology (2003-2008) and is a member of the Society for Organizational Behavior. She has consulted with a variety of organizations, including Raytheon, Vericare, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, BellSouth Advertising and Publishing, Equifax, Drake Beam Morin, Delta Airlines, and Communication Workers of America. Lynn likes to travel and live abroad, and close to home, enjoys hiking and the out of doors.