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School of Health Sciences

Deirdre Donovan, Ed.D.


Office: Science and Technology Center

Tel: 617-243-2358



  • Ed.D, University of Massachusetts at Lowell;
  • M.Ed., University of Massachusetts at Lowell;
  • B.S., Mathematics, Boston College

Dr. 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. Prior to joining the faculty at Lasell University, Dr. Donovan served as a full time lecturer at Emmanuel College, 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. With the focus on teaching and learning, the Lasell University community truly strives to instill the desire for lifelong learning."