Department of History

Department of History

Charles L. Flynn, Jr., Ph.D.

Charles L FlynnDr. Charles L. Flynn, Jr., is the President of the College of Mount Saint Vincent. He was appointed to the position in 2000.

Originally from Connecticut, Dr. Flynn received a B.A. from Hamilton College, and the M.A. and Ph.D. from Duke University. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

An historian, Dr. Flynn is the author of White Land, Black Labor: Caste and Class in Late Nineteenth Century Georgia. He is co-editor of an award-winning volume entitled Race, Class, and Politics in Southern History, and the author of numerous articles.

Dr. Flynn has served many community and professional organizations. He is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities of the State of New York (CICU) and a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU).

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