Montana State University

Contact Information

Wesley C. Lynch, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Psychology
Montana State University
P.O. Box 173440
Bozeman, MT 59717-3440 USA

Tel: (406) 994-3803
Fax: (406) 994-3804
Location: 328 Traphagen Hall

Email: wlynch@montana.edu

Wesley C. Lynch

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Research Interests

  • Learning & Motivation
  • Ingestive Behavior
  • Obesity Prevention
  • Eating Disorders

Education

  • Ph.D. (1971) Experimental Psychology, University of New Mexico
  • M.A. (1970) Experimental Psychology, Hollins College, VA
  • B.A. (1968) Psychology, University of Hawaii, Manoa

Recent Publications

  • Lynch, W. C., Eldridge, G., Edman, J. L., Yates, A. (2010) Eating disorders risk among White, Japanese, Chinese, Filipino, and Hawaiian students attending the University of Hawai’i. Submitted.
  • Lynch, W. C., Ross D. Crosby, Stephen A. Wonderlich, Ruth H. Striegel-Moore(2010) Eating Disorder Symptoms of Native American and White Adolescents.  American Psychiatric Association Monograph. “Toward an Evidence Based Classification of Eating Disorders” Ruth Striegel-Moore, PhD., Stephen A. Wonderlich, PhD., B. Timothy Walsh, MD., & James E. Mitchell, MD (Eds.)  In press.
  • Striegel-Moore, R. H., Lynch, W. C., Becker, A. & Levin, O. (2010) Eating Disorders in Native American Populations. American Psychiatric Association Monograph. “Toward an Evidence Based Classification of Eating Disorders” Ruth Striegel-Moore, PhD., Stephen A. Wonderlich, PhD., B. Timothy Walsh, MD., & James E. Mitchell, MD (Eds.) In press.
  • Lynch, W. C., Heil, D. P., Wagner, E. & Havens, M. D. (2008) Body dissatisfaction mediates the association between body mass index and risky weight control behaviors among White and Native American adolescent girls. Appetite, 51(1), 210-213.
  • Lynch, W. C., Heil, D. P., Wagner, E. & Havens, M. D. (2007) Ethnic Differences in BMI, weight concerns, and eating behaviors: Comparison of Native American, white, and Hispanic adolescents. Body Image, 4, 179-190.

Recent Courses

  • Learning (Graduate) PSYX 542)
  • History & Systems of Psychology (PSYX 400)
  • Senior Thesis Capstone (PSYX 499R)

Current Grant

  • Family Influences to Prevent Childhood Obesity: An Integrated Research and Outreach Program for Parents of Montana 4-H Youth.  National Institute of Food and Agriculture-CSREES-National Research Initiative Program (Co-Principle Investigator); 2009-13.

Wes Lynch last updated this page on Dec. 1, 2010.