Lynne holds a PhD in Folklore from Memorial University of Newfoundland
Lynne holds a PhD in Folklore from Memorial University of Newfoundland and taught both online and face-to-face folklore classes. She has published articles and book chapters on varied subjects, including ghost hunting, animals in folklore, and Internet folklore. Her research interests include digital culture, legend, and belief. She is the co-founder of and faculty advisor for the USU Folklore Society. She recently published a book entitled Folklore Rules, a brief introduction to the foundational concepts in folklore studies for beginning students.