Lesa Kean

Lesa Kean

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Mathematics Education

Division of Science and Mathematics
402.486.2600 x2305
Krueger Center 234

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Full Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Mathematics Education

Job Description:

Teaching students in MATH 320 (Mathematics for Elementary Teachers), MATH 285 (Calculus II) and MATH 221 (Elementary Statistics)

Academic Background

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education and Music Education from Union College, 1994

Professional Master’s in Mathematics Education from Illinois Institute of Technology, 2006

Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics Education from Illinois Institute of Technology, 2012

Campus & Community Involvement:

Lesa Kean and her husband Frank have very recently moved to Lincoln and are still exploring their options for campus and community involvement.

Professional Background:

After graduating from Union College, Lesa Kean taught for three years at Enterprise Academy in Kansas, then eight years at Hinsdale Adventist Academy in Illinois. She worked as a research assistant while working on her Master’s degree. During the years she worked on her doctoral dissertation she taught first at Oklahoma City Community College in Oklahoma, and later at Butler Community College and Emporia State University in Kansas. She and her husband just moved from Wichita to join the Union family.


Lesa and Frank have two grown children, both of whom moved to Lincoln earlier to attend Union College and then stayed on in Lincoln to start their families. David Kean and Brittney (Kean) Wolfe would be happy to update you on their lives. Feel free to visit Lesa Kean for their contact information.


Frank Kean is currently working as a Handyman and Painter here in Lincoln. Do you have things on your Honey-Do list? He can probably take care of that! Look for his fliers around campus for a more complete list of his services.

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