Linda McKenna Gulyn

Linda McKenna Gulyn (no photo)



Academic Credentials

Mus.B., Boston University
M.S.Ed., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania


Other Information

Teaching Area

  • Social Psychology
  • Introductory Psychology
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Adolescent Development
  • Adulthood and Aging

Research Interests

  • Social and Cross-cultural Perceptions of Developmental Disabilities
  • Sexuality and Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Dr. McKenna Gulyn has been a faculty member at Marymount since 1994. After completing a bachelor’s of music at Boston University, she earned her Ph.D. in 1991 from the University of Pennsylvania in Human Learning and Development. Before joining the MU faculty, Dr. McKenna Gulyn held research positions in Central and South America.

She specializes in lifespan development and has conducted research on, written, and presented on children and the media, and attribution of blame for illness and Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Dr. McKenna Gulyn was selected by Marymount students to be the recipient of the Robert A. Draghi Outstanding Faculty Award.

She is also the proud parent of two sets of twin sons!