Susan Wynn

Associate Professor of the Practice of Education

External address: 
213 West Duke Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90739, Durham, NC 27708-0739
(919) 660-3075


  • Ed.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2003
  • M.Ed., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1997
  • B.A., Averett University 1985

Wynn, SR. "Frederick Taylor, hierarchy in organizations, and trait theory." The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration. Ed. F English. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, 2006.

Patall, EA, Dent, AL, Oyer, M, and Wynn, SR. "Student autonomy and course value: The unique and cumulative roles of various teacher practices." Motivation and Emotion 37.1 (January 1, 2013): 14-32. Full Text

Marshall, C, and Wynn, S. "Expanding the Conversation: Collaboration, Complexities and the Missing Pieces." Ed. L Skrla. Educational Administration Quarterly 48 (2012): 883-892. (Review)

Wynn, SR, and Stephens, K. "Next generation education: Narratives for the 21st century (In preparation)." Journal of Education, Informatics, and Cybernetics (2010). (Academic Article)

Patall, EA, Cooper, H, and Wynn, SR. "The Effectiveness and Relative Importance of Choice in the Classroom." Journal of Educational Psychology 102.4 (2010): 896-915. Full Text

Wynn, SR, and Brown, K. "Principal Leadership and Professional Learning Communities: What Beginning Teachers Value." Ed. C Russo. International Journal of Educational Reform 17 (2008): 37-63. (Academic Article)

Brown, K, and Wynn, SR. "Finding, supporting and keeping: The role of the principal in teacher retention issues." Ed. S Jacobsen and K Leithwood. Leadership and Policy in Schools (2008). (Academic Article)

Carboni, LW, Wynn, SR, and McGuire, CM. "Action Research with Undergraduate Preservice Teachers: (E)merging Voices (Submitted)." Teacher Education Quarterly 29.3 (2007).

Brown, K, and Wynn, SR. "Teacher Retention Issues: How Some Principals are Supporting and Keeping New Teachers (Accepted)." Journal of School Leadership (2007). (Academic Article)

Brown, K, and Wynn, SR. "Finding, Supporting, and Keeping: The Role of the Principal in Teacher Retention Issues." Leadership and Policy in Schools (2007). (Academic Article)


Wynn, SR, and Riggsbee, J. "Re-conceptualizing Reflection: Helping Students Move from Reaction to Action." Conference Proceedings (2013).

Marshall, C, Wynn, SR, and Nowlin, T. "Re-papering the room: Leadership theory for women’s ways." Ed. S Harris, B Alford, and J Ballenger. (2005).