Faculty Bio

Sharyn Lowenstein, Ph.D.Director of Center for Community-Based Learning; Associate Professor of English Office: Potter Hall
Tel: 617-243-2156
Email: slowenstein@lasell.edu

Department: Humanities

Degrees: Ed.D., Boston University; M.Ed., Northeastern University; B.A. Elementary Education, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Biography:
Sharyn Lowenstein's primary academic interests include student leadership, social justice, service-learning, the internship experience, student development, first year experiences, and international adoption. She is the author of Frame by Frame: A Visual Guide to College Success, and she has written articles on student success and academic learning centers.

Prior to her position at Lasell, Sharyn Lowenstein served as Grant Writer at Bunker Hill Community College, Learning Center director at Lesley University, and faculty at University of N.H. at Manchester and the College of Public and Community Service at the University of Massachusetts. She currently serves on the Advisory Board for the Newton Office of Volunteer Services, and she participates in the Massachusetts Campus Compact Service Directors' Think Tank.

In addition to her teaching, Sharyn Lowenstein directs the Center for Community-Based Learning, coordinates the linked-credit program, and promotes service-learning across the curriculum.

Faculty Profile

Tessa LeRoux, Ph.DProfessor of Sociology; Director of Nancy Lawson Donahue ’49 Institute for Values and Public Life; Book Review Editor for Journal of Family Theory and ReviewTessa Leroux's main scholarly work is in the field of gender and family studies. She has published articles in the area of gender role socialization, teenage pregnancy and single parenthood, domestic work and migration, and family ideology.  

News Highlight

State Board of Higher Education Approves New Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice  Wednesday, December 17, 2014The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education has approved a new Master’s degree in Criminal Justice at Lasell that will offer students multiple concentrations in Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Violence Prevention and Advocacy as well as a flexible Criminal Justice option. The online program launches in Fall 2015.

Featured Event

Colored Girls Hustle  Wednesday, October 29, 2014Yamawaki Auditorium