Emily Lynch

  • Associate Teaching Professor
  • Washburn Hall, Rm 130
  • Phone: 401.874.9283
  • Email: emilylynch@uri.edu


Emily Lynch joined the Political Science Department at URI in Fall 2019. Her teaching and research interests include political psychology, public opinion, Rhode Island politics, Congress, and political communication. She has publications in Journal of Communication and Political Behavior. She served as an American Political Science Association (APSA) Congressional Fellow for Senator Sheldon Whitehouse in 2013-2014 and worked on education policy for the Senator.

Professor Lynch teaches undergraduate courses on American Politics, Rhode Island Politics, Public Opinion, and Gender and Politics. 


• Ph.D., Political Science, Ohio State University
• M.A., Political Science, University of Rhode Island
• B.A., Political Science and Economics, University of Rhode Island