Professor (Ph.D. University of Arizona)
Her book Turning Points in Social Security: From "Cruel Hoax" to "Sacred Entitlement" was published by Stanford University Press in the spring of 1996. Her current research is on children's welfare, from children's perspectives. She is interested in children's welfare, the welfare state, and political sociology. She teaches Research Methods: Social Statistics, Sociology of Childhood and Youth, and Sociology of Sex Roles. Dr. Tynes is the advisor for Alpha Kappa Delta, the International Sociology Honors Society, and serves on the Women's Studies Advisory Committee.