Cynthia Lynch

Contributing Faculty
College of Health Sciences and Public Policy
Ph.D. Public Policy and Administration

Cynthia E. Lynch, Ph.D. is a Contributing Faculty at Walden University. She also teaches for Hawaii Pacific University in Honolulu in their MPA program. She was an Associate Professor in the MPA program of the Public Affairs and Security Studies Department at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg Texas from 2006 until 2018. She also taught in the MPA program in the Nelson Mandela School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs at Southern University and A & M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She teaches Research Methods, Intro to Public Administration and Capstone/Thesis Research, Ethics, Organization Theory and Design, Introduction to Planning, Policy Formulation and Implementation, Nonprofit Management, and Grant Writing. Dr. Lynch is the Editor of Global Virtue Ethics Review, an online journal at She has published extensively both nationally and internationally. Her new text book, Ethics and Professionalism in the Public Service, Melvin & Leigh Irvine, CA was published January 2019. She is an Ordained Interfaith Minister and serves on the board of the Interfaith Alliance of Hawaii. She is a regular consultant and advisor to many nonprofit organizations in both the United States and Mexico.