Meet Our Faculty

The Emmanuel College Master of Education program provides students with access to some of the top education professionals in the industry. 

Learn about our education professors:

  • Education faculty backgrounds
  • Education courses they teach
  • Publications and awards

Christine Leighton

Associate Professor of Education
Ed.D., Boston University; M.Ed., George Washington University; B.S.LA., Georgetown University


Patterson Rogers

Assistant Professor of Math Education
Ph.D., University at Albany, M.S., Radford University; M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Lisa Schneier

Assistant Professor of Education
Ed.D., Ed.M., Harvard University; B.A., Franklin and Marshall College


Sr. Karen Hokanson, SND

Associate Dean of Education; Chair, Department of Education; Director, Carolyn A. Lynch Institute; Assistant Professor of Education
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, Lowell; M.Ed., Boston University; B.S., Salem State College


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Emmanuel Awarded Cummings Foundation Grant for Service Initiatives

In May 2019, Emmanuel College was selected as one of 100 Boston-area nonprofits to receive a $100,000 grant through Cummings Foundation's "$100K for 100" program. The grant will help support service initiatives through Emmanuel's Cardinal Seán O'Malley Center for Mission & Ministry.

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