Alumni Spotlight- November 2013

Lynn Purnell Hagan, PsyD, LCSW, CTRS

Lynn Purnell Hagan, PsyD, LCSW, CTRS, has had a career full of exciting activities. While living in Kuwait after the 9/11 attacks, Lynn was contacted by the US Embassy to provide assessments and critical incident stress management for high level security and State Department employees. During the rebuilding of Iraq in 2003-2004, she provided critical incident stress debriefing for nongovernmental contractors working in, and being evacuated from, Iraq. Lynn received her Doctor of Psychology from California Southern Univ. (‘03) and master’s degrees in Social Work (‘96) and Recreation (’94) from Southern Miss. Lynn is now an online faculty member for the University of Phoenix. She has established endowments for both social work and recreation scholarships through USM’s Foundation and is a life member of the USM Alumni Association.