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Lisa Sullivan, Ph.D.

Department/Program: Education


Lisa Melancon Sullivan was born in Marrero, Louisiana and educated in the Jefferson Parish Public School System. In 1991, she received her B.S. in secondary mathematics education from Our Lady of Holy Cross College in New Orleans. While teaching middle-school mathematics at Ellender Middle School in Jefferson Parish, Sullivan received her master’s degree in teaching mathematics from Loyola University in New Orleans in 1994. She began to teach mathematics courses as an adjunct instructor at Our Lady of Holy Cross College in 1995. Sullivan began teaching full-time in the Education Department at Our Lady of Holy Cross College in 1997. She earned her Ph. D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of New Orleans in 2006.

Dr. Sullivan is an Associate Professor of Education, the Director of the Professional Laboratory Experience Program, and the Chair of the Undergraduate Education Programs at Our Lady of Holy Cross College. Preparing preservice teacher candidates to become effective classroom teachers, especially in the area of mathematics, is Sullivan's primary interest area. She is interested in continuing to provide preservice teacher candidates with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to become reflective stewards in the field of education.

Curriculum Vitae

B.S. Secondary Mathematics Education Our Lady of Holy Cross College

M.S.T. Mathematics Loyola University

Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction University of New Orleans

Courses Taught

EDU 305 Curriculum and Instructional Strategies

EDU 312 Materials and Methods of Teaching Mathematics I

EDU 313 Materials and Methods of Teaching Mathematics II

PLEP Professional Laboratory Experience Program (Director)

Office Location

Faculty Row - Office 7

Office Hours

Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30 – 1:25. All other times by appointment.

Mailing Address

4123 Woodland Drive, New Orleans, La. 70131

Direct Phone

(504) 398-2141

Department Phone

(504) 398-2221

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