Lynn__ Perkins

Lynn C. Perkins

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty
Kalmanovitz Hall 202


Lynn C. Perkins has taught public speaking, composition, and English as a Second Language in higher education since 1990. Midway through her USF teaching career, she decided to become a registered nurse. Her distinctive academic and professional experiences in communications and nursing integrate well into USF’s social justice mission and allow her a unique perspective on teaching diverse learners on varying topics.


  • Vice-President (and Secretary/Treasurer) of the USF PTFA Executive Committee, 1995-2016


  • University of San Francisco, MS in Nursing
  • San Francisco State University, MA in English
  • California State University, Chico, BA in Communications

Awards & Distinctions

  • University of San Francisco College of Arts & Sciences Service Award, 2016

  • University of San Francisco Distinguished Lecturer Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2000