Dr. Lisa Dunne
For the last 18 years, Dr. Dunne has worked as an educator at the high school, community college, and university levels in the fields of organizational and interpersonal communication, theater, developmental psychology, and marriage and family. She holds a Ph.D. in Human Development as well as two Master’s degrees: an M.A. in Communication Studies from Regent University, and an M.A. in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University. She also holds undergraduate degrees in Secondary Education, Musical Theater, and Humanities. She serves as a professor and dean of social sciences in San Diego, California.
Dr. Dunne’s writing has been recognized by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, the Florida Community College Press Association, and the Academy of American Poets. Her educational accolades include Teacher of the Year, Who’s Who among America’s Teachers, recognition from the City and County of San Francisco for her work in the two-year college system, and recognition from the State of California for her work as professor and dean. She has authored five books and is currently researching the impact of bonding hormones on educational effectiveness for a forthcoming publication.
In addition to speaking and writing, Dr. Dunne is the founder of a nonprofit outreach program connecting families and local churches in lifelong learning initiatives, UCHEacademy.org. She has been married to her British husband, Adrian, for 25 years. Adrian is the lead pastor of Artisan Christian Church, a family-integrated church in California.The Dunnes have two intelligent and compassionate children, Ethan Reiley and Cymone Azariah, who serve alongside their parents in community-strengthening endeavors.
As a proponent of educational reform and family discipleship, Dr. Dunne speaks regularly on holistic parenting, socialization, organizational and interpersonal communication, home education, nutrition and behavior, and similar topics. To book Dr. Dunne for a presentation, please email her via the contact page.