Francine Wynn RN, PhD

Associate Professor, Teaching Stream Emeritus

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

Dr. Wynn’s PubMed link is available here.