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Dawn-Marie Trehan

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Prior to becoming Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Dawn-Marie Trehan had been an adjunct faculty member of Hiram College for many years during which time she designed mathematics courses for fully online delivery. She also has several years of consumer goods industry experience as a statistical and market analyst. She continues to enjoy teaching in all formats of the college, including traditional classes, online courses, the Weekend College, and Community College Partnerships. She is passionate about promoting statistical literacy and numeracy.


  • PH.D., Kent State University
  • M.S., Case Western Reserve University
  • M.S., The University of Akron
  • B.A., Hiram College

Research Interests

Dawn-Marie’s research interests include statistics education, adult learning, problem solving, and the use of concept mapping to enhance learning. As part of her research in adult learning, she has worked with an initiative to support college students coming from a GED background and researched their unique experiences and needs.

Selected Publications

  • Tokpah, C., Padak, N., Baycich, D., Trehan, D. M., & Turnidge, D. (2006). Learning about students with general education development diplomas on college campuses: Implications for academic advisors. NACADA Journal, 26(1), 77-88.
  • Golden, S., Kist, W., Trehan, D. M. (2005). A teacher’s words are tremendously powerful: Stories from the GED Scholars Initiative. Phi Delta Kappan, 87:4, 311-315.
  • Presenter at Educational Research Exchange, March 12, 2004, Kent State University. Title: Exploring Higher Education Students’ Experiences with Statistics Instruction. Awarded first honorable mention.
  • Co-presenter at KASADA 2nd Annual Academic Advising Forum, Kent State University, November 14, 2003. Title: A Research-Based Look at GED Grads at Kent State

Fun Facts

  • Proud Hiram College Alumna
  • Avid Donald Duck Collector

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