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Lynn Morton , PhD

  • Associate Professor
  • Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Lynn Morton is Associate Professor of English and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Queens University of Charlotte. She served as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs in 2009-2010 and chairwoman of the English Department from 2005 to 2009. She came to Queens in 1990, and has taught literature and composition in the English Department, as well as in the Core Program in the Liberal Arts and the John Belk International Program. As a John Belk study-tour leader, she has taken students to Italy, Micronesia and Australia. Her literary research interests are women writers in the Renaissance and female stoicism in Renaissance literature, most recently in Shakespeare's "Othello." As the liaison for Queens to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, she regularly researches and presents on accreditation issues, learning assessment and issues in higher education.  


  • PhD  - Renaissance and Medieval Literature; University of South Carolina - Columbia
  • M.A.  - Pre-1660 British Literature; University of Nevada - Reno
  • B.A.  - English and History with Secondary Teacher Licensure; University of North Carolina at Greensboro


  • William S. Lee Distinguished Professor 2004 Queens University of Charlotte
  • Joseph W. Grier Jr. Distinguished Professor 2008 Queens University of Charlotte
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