Lauren E. Provost

Teaching Lecturer, Mathematics

BS, University of Texas at Austin; MST, PhD., University of New Hampshire
Email: leprovost@plymouth.edu

Office: Hyde Hall 357
Phone: 603-535-2729

Fall Office Hours: 
Monday 12:30pm – 1:30pm
or by appointment

About Professor Provost

Lauren E. Provost is a professor and researcher who earned her doctorate from the University of New Hampshire in mathematics after an undergraduate degree in computer science at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Provost is an ethical hacker and directs The Ethical Hackers Cybersecurity organization, a virtual community for educators and industry providing comprehensive cybersecurity planning and risk management updates, network and cloud security knowledge and information on other cybersecurity topics such as general penetration testing and compliance readiness. Her publications span these areas. 

Provost has held various leadership and service positions, including being charged with providing expertise on gender and computer science pathways, appointed by the then New Hampshire Governor and now Senator Maggie Hassan along with the New Hampshire Governor’s STEM Task Force. She played a similar role as part of the Massachusetts Mathematics and Science Advisory Council. She speaks regularly at local and national events regarding equity and STEM pathways. Nationally, she advises the Policy Program Committee for the STEM Equity Pipeline and the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE), enhancing federal legislative activity affecting gender equity in computer science education and workforce development. 

Courses Taught

MA 2200 Finite Mathematics