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Trisha Lamers


Trisha Lamers is a lecturer in the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Lamers previously worked abroad, with the Qatar Foundation, as a teacher-trainer, post-secondary science instructor, education coordinator, and an active board member of Qatar TESOL, where she served in many capacities with the US Embassy’s English language programs.

Lamers completed her doctorate in Educational Leadership. Her research focuses on peer-led team learning, student success, and mentoring. In her work with the LEAP Program, Lamers has conducted research focused on mentoring and mentee wellbeing, mentoring and racial minority institutional satisfaction, the effect of mentoring on minority women in the College of Natural Resources, and mentoring and educational outcomes of at-risk youth in the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) Program. On campus, Lamers is a co-advisor of the UWSP Japan Club. She previously led the Tutoring-Learning Center, offering academic support services.


  • Best practices in education
  • Student success research
  • Mentoring research
  • Summer bridge programs


Lamers, T. S. (2022). Leveraging technology to enhance student engagement. Education Technology Insights.

Lamers, T. S. (2017). Credited peer-led team-learning and undergraduate student success. Edgewood College. EdD dissertation.


  • Makah Foundation, board member
  • National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA)
  • Wisconsin College Learning Center Association (WCLCA) Former president


Ed.D. - Educational Leadership in Higher Education
Edgewood College

M.S. - Education, Curriculum Design, and TESOL
Temple University–Tokyo Campus

B.S. - Biochemistry
University of Wisconsin–Madison


Beginning Algebra