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Dr. Jacquelynne Boivin
Assistant Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education; Departmental Honors Co-Chair
Hart Hall, Room 133
BA, Smith College
MEd, Cambridge College
PhD, Lesley University

Jacquelynne Anne Boivin is an Assistant Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education at Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, MA, USA, where she supervises student teachers, mentors honors thesis projects, and teaches math methods to elementary teacher candidates and seminars on deconstructing racism by integrating schools and decolonizing social studies curricula. She is co-chair of her department’s Anti-Racism Matters committee and supports and facilitates student and faculty professional development focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion. She is also co-chair of the College of Education and Health Sciences’ Diversity and Equity Steering Committee. She is a former elementary school teacher who uses her experience in the field to contextualize her instruction in teacher-preparation. 

She is the author of the book, "Exploring the Role of the School Principal in Predominantly White Middle Schools: School Leadership to Promote Multicultural Understanding" and co-editor of "Education as the Driving Force of Equity for the Marginalized", "The Role of Educators as Agents and Conveyors for Positive Change in Global Education", and "STEM Education Approaches and Challenges in the MENA Region". Her largest passion is authentically connecting academic disciplines with social justice skills and understandings.

In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor adventures with her husband, Craig, a warm cup of tea with a good book and her cat, and cooking and baking with locally-sourced ingredients.

Area of Expertise
Anti-bias and anti-racist education, multicultural and culturally responsive pedagogy, math education, social justice in the classroom, decolonizing social studies, equity in education, education in the Middle East and North Africa