Dr. Dawn Lott
Dover, DE
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Dr. Dawn Lott

Dr. Dawn L.

Dover, DE
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Middle School, High School, College
Students can expect to learn skills and develop proficiency in polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, complex numbers, rational exponents, radicals, solutions of equations, linear and quadratic inequalities, functions and graphs, exponential and logarithmic functions, and synthetic division.

About Dr. Dawn L.

I have been teaching mathematics at all levels since earning my Bachelor of Science Degree from Bucknell University in 1987. I am a lover of mathematics and I bring mathematics to life in a way which is understandable and enjoyable for you (or your child). I make mathematics applicable to everyday life and I utilize techniques that promote learning and skill development. I specialize in Algebra, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus, Ordinary Differential Equations, Partial Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Abstract Algebra and Numerical Analysis and my expertise extends into graduate level courses.


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She is SUPER fun and the best tutor ever

Posted May 26, 2020
Sophie G.
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Dr. Dawn has been amazing with my daughter. Other local tutors were intimidated by the subject material but Dr. Dawn took my daughter’s assignments in stride. Her command of the subject and her ability to teach complex concepts with grace and humor is unparalleled!! Thank you Dr. Dawn and TakeLessons! Maya

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Dr. Dawn is Awesome! She is easy to understand, intuitive and meets students where they are at.

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Excellent Instructor and we will be continuing with her!

Posted Nov 7, 2019
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Dr. Dawn is amazing. She is everything you want in a tutor.
She helped my daughter study for an Honors Pre calculus exam. We started with a 45 minute session and now signing up with Dr. Dawn for year round tutoring.

Posted Oct 13, 2019
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Dr. Dawn is fantastic! My daughter looks forward to her lesson each week!

Posted Sep 24, 2019
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My daughter Really loved Dr. Dawn's style of teaching. Looking forward to have more lessons with her.

Posted Apr 3, 2019

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Professor of Applied Mathematics
Jan 2004 - Present

Delaware State University

I am a Full Professor of Applied Mathematics at Delaware State University. I held the position of Associate Professor from January 2004 until August 2011 at which time I was promoted to Professor. I held the position of Honors Program Director from July 2009 until January 2019. Prior to coming to Delaware State University, I taught at the New Jersey Institute for Technology, the University of Maryland and Northwestern University.

Visiting Researcher
May 2019 - Jul 2019

Army Research Laboratory

In the summer of 2019, I worked as a visiting researcher at the Army Research Laboratory in Adelphi, Maryland. The research performed during this time is ongoing.

Visiting Professor
May 2016 - Jul 2016

Changchun University of Science and Technology

In the summer of 2016, I taught two sections of Calculus III in Changchun, China for Summer session I. It was an amazing experience.


PhD in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics
Sep 1990 - Jun 1994

Northwestern University



Fluent / Native Proficiency


Excellence Award in Service
May 2014

Delaware State University

Excellence Award in Advising
May 2013

Delaware State University

Michigan State University State Star
Dec 2010

Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

Professional of the Year
Dec 2008

Who's Who

Award of Appreciation
Feb 2008

Langston University Department of Mathematics, Tulsa Oklahoma

Award of Appreciation
Oct 2004

Greater Philadelphia Region Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation

Award of Appreciation
Aug 2004

National Association of Mathematicians

Girls Exploration in Mathematics and Science (GEMS) Certificate of Recognition
Aug 2004

Delaware State University

Ronald E. McNair Post baccalaureate Achievement Program Certificate of Appreciation
May 2002

Delaware State University


Mathematical Association of America
Jun 1992
The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) is a professional society that focuses on mathematics accessible at the undergraduate level. Members include university, college, and high school teachers; graduate and undergraduate students; pure and applied mathematicians; computer scientists; statisticians; and many others in academia, government, business, and industry.
American Mathematical Society
Dec 1989
The AMS, founded in 1888 to further the interests of mathematical research and scholarship, serves the national and international community through its publications, meetings, advocacy and other programs, which encourage and promote the transmission of mathematical understanding and skills, support mathematical education at all levels, advance the status of the profession of mathematics, encouraging and facilitating full participation of all individuals, foster an awareness and appreciation of mathematics and its connections to other disciplines and everyday life.
Delta Sigma Theta
Jun 1984
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is an organization of college educated women committed to the constructive development of its members and to public service with a primary focus on the Black community. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. is a private, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. Since its founding more than 200,000 women have joined the organization. The organization is a sisterhood of predominantly Black, college educated women. The sorority currently has 1,000 collegiate and alumnae chapters located in the United States, England, Japan (Tokyo and Okinawa), Germany, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas, Jamaica and the Republic of Korea.

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