Dahlia Lynn

Interim Dean for Graduate Studies (USM), Associate Professor
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45 Exeter Street

Contact Information

Phone: (207) 780-4544

Education: Ohio University, BS, 1973, Indiana University, MS, 1977, Florida International University, PhD, 1996.

Research Interests: leadership and succession management; human resource innovation; information technology and high performance workforce development

Professor Lynn teaches Foundations of Public Service and Management; Seminar in Public Organizations & Management; Human Resource Management in the Nonprofit & Public Sectors; Strategic Human Resource Management; Gender, Race, Politics, & Public Policy; and Management Information Systems in the Public, Health & Nonprofit Sector. She has published extensively in scholarly journals including Public Administration Review, the Review of Public Personnel Administration, the American Review of Public Administration, Public Personnel Management, and the Policy Studies Journal. She is the author of several book chapters on public personnel administration and is a member of the Editorial Board for the Review of Public Personnel Administration journal. Dr. Lynn is completing a book focusing on workplace issues and employer/employee rights. She currently serves as a member of the National Council of the American Society for Public Administration.

New Publications

What's New?

Building Bridges Beyond the Quadrangle: The CAO and the External Community
(Book chapter by Mark Lapping in: Martin J, Samuels JE, eds. The Provost's Handbook: The Role of the Chief Academic Officer. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press; 2015:200-206.)

Health Data and Financing and Delivery System Reform: Is the Glass Half Full or Half Empty? (Issue Brief by Barbara Shaw, Andy Coburn, Kimberley Fox, Andrea Gerstenberger, and Barbara Leonard)

New Jersey's Manage by Data Program: Changing Culture and Capacity to Improve Outcomes(Report by David Lambert and Julie Atkins).

Rural Implications of Medicaid Expansion under the Affordable Care Act. (Issue Brief by Erika Ziller, Jennifer Lenardson, and Andy Coburn).

Safety of Rural Nursing Home-to-Emergency Department Transfers: Improving Communication and Patient Information Sharing across Settings. Journal for Healthcare Quality, 37(1), 55-65. (Authors: Judy Tupper, Carolyn Gray, Karen Pearson, and Andy Coburn).

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