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Lynne Wiley

Visiting Associate Professor
School for Undergraduate Studies
Office(s):
  • Academic School:
    Arts and Humanities
  • Academic Department:
    Literature, Communication and Cultural Studies
    Phone:
    • 585-224-3200 ext:3235
    Subjects of Interest
    • Cultural Studies
    • Leadership
    • Philosophy
    Professional Responsibilities / Bio

    Lynne M. Wiley is Visiting Professor of Arts and Humanites at SUNY Empire State College.  Her scholarship focuses on issues in moral philosophy, as well as the intersection between ethics and higher education.  From 2008 - 2016 she was Associate Dean of the Genesee Valley Center of SUNY Empire State College.  Additional roles include Vice President of Hobart and William Smith Colleges; Associate/Interim Dean of St. Mary’s College of California; Research Associate at the University of California at Berkeley; and Director of Student Services at Cornell University.  She spent the 2001-01 year as an American Council on Education Fellow.  Throughout her career, Dr. Wiley has studied and taught in programs designed to blend the foundational values of the humanities with professional disciplines.  In addition to her work as a faculty member, Dr. Wiley has been responsible for institutional academic quality; curriculum development; new program development; strategic planning; program and institutional accreditation; learning outcomes assessment; full and part-time faculty recruitment; faculty professional development; and academic and student services.  

    Publications
    • Wiley, Lynne M. A Twenty-First Century Philosophy for Adult Higher Education: Rawls and "Justice as Fairness." Manuscript in preparation.
    • Wiley, Lynne M. “Organizational Complexity in a Progressive Educational Environment.” Creative Tensions in Progressive Education: A Case Study in Challenge and Change, Katherine Jelly and Alan Mandell, Eds. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2017.
    • Wiley, Lynne M. “Learning Activism and the Production of Knowledge: A Response to Aziz Choudry.” Explorations in Adult Higher Education, no. 4, Summer 2016, pp. 76-83
    • Davis, Alan R., Mitchell S. Nesler and Lynne M. Wiley. “The Role of Strategic Planning in Fostering Innovation in Adult and Open Higher Education.” Explorations in Adult Higher Education, no. 1, Summer 2011, pp. 21-29.
    • Aretz, Anthony, Kurt Daw, Angela Franklin, Robert Wiggins, and Lynne M. Wiley. "Interdisciplinary Education, Past, Present and Future." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, Seattle, WA, January 23, 2003.