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Kathleen Bodisch Lynch

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Nonprofit Studies

  • Profile
    • Presentations

      Chapman, D. A., Stampfel, C., & Lynch, K. (2010, February). The impact of comorbid congenital anomalies on the timeliness of hearing screening and diagnosis for infants with hearing loss in Virginia, 2002-2006. Invited paper presented at the Director's Science Seminar, CDC National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Atlanta, Ga.


      Gilles, D. L., Buck, D. M., Lynch, K. B., & Uhl, M. (2016). Two models of statewide preparation of paraprofessionals for inclusive settings. Paper presentation at the 2016 OSEP Project Directors' Conference, Washington, DC, August 2016.


      Lynch, K. B., & Gilles, D. L. (2015). Impact of integrating evidence-based inclusive practices into the early childhood curriculum in Virginia's community colleges. "Research Burst" presented at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education Annual Research Colloquium, Richmond, Va., January 26, 2015.


      Buck, D.M., Lynch, K. B., Uhl, M., & Gilles, D. (2014). Creative paraprofessional collaborations: Integrating evidence-based practices into early childhood community college curricula. Poster presentation at the AUCD 2014 Conference, Washington, DC, November 10, 2014.


      Buck, D.M., Lynch, K. B., & Uhl, M. (2014). Creative paraprofessional collaborations: Integrating evidence-based practices into early childhood community college curricula. Paper presented at the DEC 30th Annual International Conference, St. Louis, Mo., October 8, 2014.


      Getzel, E. E., & Lynch, K. B. (2013). Using the Think College Standards as a conceptual framework for program evaluation. Paper presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Convention & Expo, San Antonio, Texas, April 5, 2013.


      Lynch, K. B. (2012). Evaluating postsecondary education programs using the Think College Standards and Quality Indicators. Paper presented at the State of the Art Conference, George Mason University, November, 30, 2012.


      Lynch, K. B. (2012). Applying a standards-based conceptual framework to the evaluation of an inclusive postsecondary education program for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association Annual Conference, Minneapolis, Minn., October 25, 2012.


      Buck, D. M., Everette, A., Lynch, K. B., & Mcinnis, M. (2012). Project HUGS: Community collaboration for early childhood mental health services and training. Paper presented at the Creating Connections to Shining Stars - Virginia's Collaborative Early Childhood Birth through Five Conference, Virginia Beach, Va., July 16, 2012.


      Lynch, K. B., Chapman, D., Stampfel, C., Alvarez, A., Murdock, S., & Ryosho, N. (2009). What do parents of children with hearing loss and comorbid congenital anomalies want us to know? National Hearing Intervention and Detection Annual Conference, Dallas, Texas, March 2009.

    • Memberships

      American Evaluation Association

    • Professional Experience

      Director of Research and Evaluation (1992-1998)

      Partnership for People with Disabilities, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond


      Program Specialist in Evaluation (1998-2004)

      Partnership for People with Disabilities, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond


      Senior Research Associate (2004-Present)

      Partnership for People with Disabilities, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond

    • Community Service

      Reviewer, Qualitative Health Research, an international, interdisciplinary journal promoting qualitative research in health-care settings

  • Selected Publications
    Journal Articles

    Lynch, K. B., Uhl, M., Reece, J., Buck, D. M., Gilles, D. L. (2016). Impact of a statewide early childhood curriculum enhancement initiative on community college faculty and paraprofessional students. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 37, 245-259.

    Lynch, K. B., & Getzel, E. E. (2013). Assessing impact of inclusive postsecondary education using the Think College Standards. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 26, 385-393.

    Lynch, K. B., Geller, S. R., & Schmidt, M. G. (2004). Multi-year evaluation of the effectiveness of a resilience-based prevention program for young children. Journal of Primary Prevention, 24, 335-353.

    Lynch, K. B., Geller, S. R., Hunt, D. R., Galano, J., & Dubas, J. S. (1998). Successful program development using implementation evaluation. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 17(2), 51-64.​