Marie K. Lindley, PhD, RN, CNE
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Clinical Associate Professor
PhD University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas
MS Columbia University in the City of New York, New York
BS William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey
Work and Education
Dr. Marie Lindley has been a registered nurse for 25+ years and has taught nursing for over ten years at the undergraduate and graduate level. She began at Baylor University in January 2016. Specializing in holistic health assessment and transition to practice, she teaches courses online and on-campus, in the clinical and simulation labs. Her teaching is informed by many years of professional experience practicing as an ER nurse, nurse practitioner in acute care, and as a nurse leader, including time as acting co-CNO.
Dr. Lindley has serves on nursing school, university and professional organization committees. These include the Undergraduate and Graduate Curriculum Committees, Educational Technology Committee, and Program Effectiveness. She has been actively involved in Sigma Theta Tau, Inc. (STTI) by serving on research day committees and as a grant reviewer for local chapters of STTI. Dr. Lindley also serves as an expert advisor to the Texas Nurses Association, Education and Regulatory Committee. In the past, she served as an ambassador to the National League for Nursing and was a Board of Director for the Texas Nurses Association, District 4.
Articles and Presentations
Outside the classroom, Dr. Lindley contributes to nursing science through presentations and publications related to online teaching methodology and simulation. Future scholarly plans include the continuation of work to explore and study new online teaching strategies.
Dr. Lindley is involved in her local community. Aside from spending time with her husband and son, she is an active member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Dallas, where she serves as a Eucharistic Minister and Proclaimer.