Academic Departments

Deirdre Donovan, MEd


Office: Maple Street MOD

Tel: 617-243-2358


Department: Mathematics and Science

Degrees: Ed.D, University of Massachusetts at Lowell, doctoral candidate; M.Ed., University of Massachusetts at Lowell; BA, Mathematics, Boston College

Professor Donovan's research interests include mathematics education, statistical literacy, and mathematical problem solving. Present research project examines specific problem solving strategies and conceptual understanding in introductory statistics courses. Most of Professor Donovan's teaching career has been at Emmanuel College in Boston, where she worked to implement courses such as College Geometry, a Seminar in the history of mathematics, and a 3 course sequence in mathematics for future elementary teachers.

What do you like about teaching at Lasell?
"Coming to teach at Lasell has been a wonderful experience. The faculty, staff, and students have all been quite welcoming. I look forward to becoming part of the Lasell community."