Faculty Bio

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Bradford Allen, Ed.D.Associate Professor of Mathematics Office: Wass Hall
Tel: 617-243-2136
Email: ballen@lasell.edu



Department: Mathematics and Science

Degrees:

  • Ed.D. Mathematics Education, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • M.S. Operations Research, Northeastern University
  • M.S. Applied Mathematics, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • B.S. Mathematics, Northeastern University

Courses:

  • MATH 205 Calculus I
  • MATH 208 Statistics
  • MATH 330 Mathematical Modeling

Biography:
Professor Brad Allen is an award-winning author whose research interests include learning models, epidemiology, plant growth simulation, and test construction validity. Brad has presented his research from Maine to Florida and has published articles on topics that include mathematics and science education, psychology, biology, and information technology. Brad was recognized by the British Library of Political and Economic Science at the London School of Economics, one of the world’s leading social science institutions, for a paper described as “one of the most important works published in the social sciences” for that year and a publication “of lasting significance to sociology.” For two other papers, Brad received two Distinguished Author awards for his articles on epidemiology. Brad was also the recipient of the Coburn Award for Excellence in Research and has been selected for many Who’s Who categories. He was Chair of the Mathematics & Science Department for eight years and is currently Professor of Mathematics.

What is your teaching philosophy for Lasell courses?
"I believe that real and lasting mathematics learning is an important and worthwhile experience at all levels. I strive to help each student think mathematically. I try to impart my enthusiasm for mathematics to all my students. I teach in an open, and good-natured manner. Further, I strive to be entertaining, intriguing, enlightening, and have all my classes be memorable experiences!

Student Profile

Katie RathbunResort and Casino Management, Class of 2016"I wanted a small school with small class sizes where the teacher knew my name."  

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Lasell Alum Honored with National Educator Award  Friday, October 10, 2014Medford, Mass. fifth grade teacher and Lasell undergraduate alum Anthony Petrelis ’05 has been honored as the only educator in Massachusetts to receive the 2014 national Milken Educator Award.

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