Dr. Flynn is an expert in research methods and a trained statistician. Her content areas of expertise include social and health psychology. Her research interests include positive psychology and health outcomes, the science of relationships, and the effects of faith-based study on well-being. Dr. Flynn has published many articles in peer-reviewed journals in her field, has served as a reviewer for many prestigious academic journals and writes for popular health and psychology websites.  She has two daughters and loves to spend her free time enjoying life with them as much as possible. 

  • Ph.D. Experimental Psychology with concentrations in Social and Health Psychology, University of Kentucky, 2010
  • M.S. Experimental Psychology, University of Kentucky, 2007
  • B.A. Psychology, Miami University, 2004

Social Psychology, Health Psychology, Research Methods, Statistics

  • Flynn, S. M., Hatfield, T. D., Olds, D. R., Logue, C.T.  & Baker, C. W., Reeser, M. G.  (2020). Neuropsychological side-effects of fluoroquinolone therapy: A qualitative review with recommendations for future research. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  •  Logue, C. T., Zins, B. M., Flynn. S. M., & Dewhurst, C. J., (2018). Career exploration at an Appalachian university: Effectiveness and pre-existing resources. Manuscript Accepted for Publication in the Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.
  •  Flynn, S. M., Eisenlohr-Moul, T. A., Segerstrom, S. C., Logue, C. T., & Studts, J. L. (2107). High trait shame undermines the protective effects of prevalence knowledge on state shame following HPV/CIN diagnosis in women. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 40(5), 814-820.
  •  Logue, C. T., Flynn, S., Hatfield, T., & Olds, R. D. (2016). Service as a component of graduate training in professional psychology: Can cleaning out a basement make a difference? PRISM: A Journal of Regional Engagement, 5(1), 1-15.