Dr. Francine Wynn’s academic background is in cultural anthropology, as well as social and political thought. Her interests are philosophical. Her philosophy is based in interpretive phenomenology (Heidegger, Agamben, Nancy, Merleau-Ponty) and psychoanalysis.
For 30 years, she integrated cinema, poetry, literature, painting and sculpture in her lectures, and creative arts based projects in her clinical seminars. Dr. Wynn has won several U of T Nursing awards, including a creative teaching award and, most recently, a mentoring award.
Dr. Wynn has a clinical background in psychiatric nursing.
1996 – PhD, Programme in Social and Political Thought, York University, Toronto
1982 – MA, Anthropology, University of Toronto
1977 – BA, Anthropology, University of Toronto
1968 – Diploma in Nursing, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal